I count on you 

A beloved Somali love song with such eloquence and poetic depth to it. It’s sung by a songstress called Yurub Geenyo, and is called Sibaan U Nuglaa Baryaba. Somali is a very rich and complex language, one difficult to translate without losing neither its fluidity nor accuracy. Nevertheless, below is my take on the lyrics in the picture.

I count the days as they pass me by

I catch glimpses of wishes that will come to pass by strokes of luck

And in the distance, I see a radiant path 

Respond to I count on you 

Fire away!

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