Sudan's civil war and displacement through the eyes of a poet One Sudanese poet's words reflect the pain and the loss of a year of devastating war in Sudan.

Sudan's civil war and displacement through the eyes of a poet

Sudan's civil war and displacement through the eyes of a poet

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Smoke is seen rising from Khartoum's skyline, Sudan, Sunday, April 16, 2023. The Sudanese military and a powerful paramilitary group have been battling for control of the chaos-stricken nation. Marwan Ali/AP hide caption

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Smoke is seen rising from Khartoum's skyline, Sudan, Sunday, April 16, 2023. The Sudanese military and a powerful paramilitary group have been battling for control of the chaos-stricken nation.

Marwan Ali/AP

The words of one Sudanese poet, draw attention to the devastation that one year of war has wrecked on her country.

Emi Mahmoud was born in Sudan where fighting erupted a year ago between the Sudanese army and a powerful paramilitary group. The violence has sparked the world's worst displacement crisis, and for millions of families like her own, it has had a profound impact.

Mahmoud is also a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and has been speaking to NPR's Emmanuel Akinwotu.