Had it not been the force of mere indignation & power of sheer frustration, I would have not dared to write “Berekete Mergem!” In this poem, I have cursed all. abraham-berekete-mergem. abraham-berekete-mergem. Text; Yigitimgubae. abraham-berekete-mergem. – (A ) A_ _ E * * * * * * A _ . link to Tweet; Embed Tweet. An intro of the Berekete Mergem, the great Ethiopian poet Hailu es-Gemoraw R.I.P (ነብስህን በገነት.

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Three years after his arrival in China, Hailu won popularity among Chinese and international students for his fluency in the Chinese language and for his observation of the strong and weak points of Chinese philosophy. They remind readers the serious need to defend the national collective treasures given as endowment at one’s own place of birth, the farsightedness, the cultured attitudes and manners, the linguistic diversities as well as the character of attending known religious and traditional ceremonies.

Through numerous writings and famous poetic works, this living legend, Novelist, Poet Hailu Gebre Yohannes has already won the minds, taken the souls and stolen the hearts of numerous Ethiopians. His humorous, ironic, sensitive, sarcastic, critic, comedy and tragedy centered dictums and plays have been igniting the flame of revolt, the joys of festivities, the melancholy of the missing ones, the dream of the lovely ones in the hearts, souls and minds of his readership.

Hailu still remains on the move trying to secure residence and work permit elsewhere. Ultimately, he had to move to Stockholm where he lives to the present day. October 31, Tadesse Zerihun Ph. He is behind the camera that took some fine picture we got as presents from him.

He wrote this dictum after the May Military Coup de estate. His philosophical, idiomatic and three-dimensional dictums remind readers about his well-expressed outlook, mainly based on one of the Nergem of Dialectics, His life goes on while the lives of many, who he knew in the good-old-days, have persistently been passing away without his physical presence to share the respective family mourning.

Meanwhile, he applied for political asylum in Stockholm.


Some of the unique happenings include the following. This work remains to be popular among students majoring or studying Amharic.

Berekete Mergem | የግጥም ጉባዔ

That is why life goes way and life goes on in a turbulent, boiling, bubbling Ethiopian environ. Upon completion of his learning at Menelik High School, Hailu joined the Trinity Collage of Theology at the Addis Ababa University ebrekete his search for and query about the mysticism of life, nature and the natural milieu began to gain momentum.

He is the man behind the three dimensional dictums that we all mumble every now and then.

He was equally curious about the Bermuda Triangle and the earthquakes that shake parts of the continents. In Hailu’s view, Ethiopiawinet is an identity of people who live in contradictory conditions of life dynamically interwoven in socio-economic-political fabrics that tempt one to struggle in order to overcome the daily challenges of life and the essence of living. His lifelong works attempt to catch and put into picture the contrasts between the people living in the highland cold and in the lowland hot climatic conditions of Ethiopia.

At this juncture, it is too early to state any thing about the outcome of this attempt. His mastery merge many languages, his ability to capture and poetically paint the beauties of Ethiopian nature and humanity are striking.

Soon after he berekege the Linguistics Department at the Faculty of Arts, he won popularity among students and most of the University staff for his ability of writing dynamic, three dimensional, powerful and penetrating dictums in Geez, Amharic and English.

Gemoraw on Gemoraw: Why I Write? The Basic Motive of My Literary Work

Later, Hailu shifted to the Ethiopian Language Studies of the then Haile Selassie I University where he pursued his studies of classical berekeet and phonology of linguistics.

His books of prose are equally attractive, serving the young Ethiopian generation as a source of inspiration. The sophistication he adds on his paintings, the pictures he takes and the songs he composes are all amazing and amusing to those of us who happen to know Hailu a bit closer. In remembrance merfem his literary contributions, a get-together feast was organized and held in by a group of Ethiopians living in Sweden.


Gemoraw on Gemoraw: Why I Write? The Basic Motive of My Literary Work

Thus, one lives momentarily to die and one dies in due time and space to give more room for the predecessors’ future life. With a particular focus put on the case “Ba-Jin”. At that time, the Ethiopian University students berkeete keen interest in reading revolutionary works coming from the Socialist countries and radical university students. In mids, when he left the central prison in Addis Ababa, Hailu resumed teaching at the Technical High School and later as a language course instructor at the Addis Ababa Teachers Collage.

He pondered more about life and death as well as life after death. Thus, to Hailu, life is surrounded by lots of potential causes for an actual death.

Shortly after, he mergsm given a scholarship to study Chinese Literature at the University of Beijing in China. No more no less.

His emrgem commitment to and zealous struggle for our country and his altruistic fight for the freedom of Ethiopians during the last 42 years is something that deserves our appreciation as Ethiopians.

His depth of knowledge and interest in geophysics dealing with the internal parts of the Earth as well megrem his ability of putting terms in a triangular meaningful dimensions are all amazing.

His greatness and unique style of writing are reflected at once in his powerful, nagging, giggling, ticklish and blemish poems. He was thus suspected to be one of the ringleaders’ known to conscript young university students to revolt against the then government. When freed from jail, Hailu turned out to be one of those unique and exceptionally few precious, selfless, far fetching sons of Ethiopia. In Ethiopia, the aftermath of the Red Terror made his wish to return home unrealistic and dangerous.

Thus, during his initial exposure of his literary work at Addis Ababa University, Hailu wrote a poem that appeared on a famous campus contest entitled SEOL, literally meaning: