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Egypt: Mostafa Rizk

2 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 22 July 2012

The sock seller is captured in Egypt's poem, simply entitled 'Socks' written by Fatima Naoot, translated by Valerie Gillies and read by Mostafa Rizk.

Poetry 2012 - The Written World, a BBC collaboration with The Scottish Poetry Library, creating a unique picture of the nations of the world in verse.


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