Garissa / Burning Frankincense

The name Garissa brings to my mind tales of atrocity and danger. An attack on an university by bandits from across the border. Death and sand and a scorching sun. A forgotten corner in Kenya.

The Somali poet Sadia Hassan has written a poem titled Garissa

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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