Further stories from the oral convention were recorded and distributed in Cabdulqaadir F. Bootaan's Murti iyo sheekooyin (1973; "Conventional Wisdom and Stories") and Muuse Kumar Islaam's Sheekooyin Soomaaliyeed (1973; "Somali Stories").
The verse is a noteworthy type of articulation in the Somali oral convention. Its distinctive kinds incorporate the Gabay, typically recited, the jiifto, likewise recited and normally irritable, the generator, short and managing a war, the buraambur, created by ladies, the healer, or below, made up of short love sonnets and well known on the radio, and he's, mainstream verse. Maxamed Cabdulle Xasan (Mohammed Abdullah Hassan) made verse as a weapon, chiefly in the oral custom. Farah Nur, Qamaan Bulhan, and Salman Arrabey were likewise outstanding writers. Abdillahi Muuse made educational sonnets; Ismaaʿiil Mire and Sheik Aqib Abdullah Jama created religious verse. Ilmi Bowndheri composed love verse.