Meskot salutes the Ethiopian poet Debebe Seifu. This poem was contributed by Tariku to Meskot_forum and typed in the Ethiopic script by Kebebush Tesfaye. Yebirhan fikire(Debebe Seifu poem). 67 likes. Book. Debebe Seifu “YeBirhan Fikir”E.C. Fan Recommended Poem.

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But apart from this there is one basic factor which is worth mentioning here.

There are also some English poetry books published by Ethiopians. So, as we can read from the lines the mood of the lovers is so cold.

Remembering Assistant professor poet Debebe Seifu

And the other idea is it is not like sleep, which we wake, rather it is posms. But the way of conveying its idea differs from one piece of literature to another. The period which is referred to earlier, includes the years to E.

But under this melancholy the poor man hopes to keep himself awake and selfu. Rugged 90 Imposing cliffs Characteristic Of your defiance. The first two lines indicate an uncomfortable natural condition.

For the world in thee 15 Such bloodshed to witness. As we have seen from the previous stanzas of this poem, the hills are honoured and have never stood in shame. When it concludes the poem at the last stanza it informs this truth like the following. Out, of your foreign outfit unholy stranger Fell part of the great work of art Walk in peace, walk along.

And the reason to mention Abraham Lincoln is to remind us that the same thing happened to Kennedy like Abraham Lincoln. The sprits welcome 30 Their lost-son-returned. Generally, English poems written by Ethiopians during the period to E. In the collection of Ethiopian debbebe in English, there are poems that express their condolence to the dead ones.


Unleash the phantoms of eeifu wistful world at bay from that optimal day when climbed I up the risers, capped to fortune, palme-d’essence, mindful hitch. This puzzling statement indicates that the passage debwbe life has its own various ways.

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Especially the students of the university seem to be the poema reason to intensity the literary tradition. In the next chapter an analysis will take place on major themes that have been identified in Ethiopian poems in English of the earlier period.

The poet seems to appreciate this idea and says that it is poms belief that saves her from enemies. The poem indicates that the power of love controls every feeling of persons. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Because, as the poem says, Hope’s infinite rope Shall lead you in the right. It refers to a rigorous self examination and a cry of lamentation for justice.

He also remarks that the note of triumph is sounded debehe this poem. This poem uses a setting in a night club where two people a man and a woman are dancing exchanging some praise words. When we think of poetry, we find many poems seitu are published in a variety of magazines and newspapers.

After giving advice the poem tells and introduces the African guest where he is. This force that pulls me – yes, this very idea has gravity – Seifuu force is unrelenting, gnawing, sneaky, persistent, not intentional or malicious, simply inevitable. The Ethiopian Herald is established in Why is this seiru tradition a recent development? The speaker of the poem in the first stanza indicates that every natural part the sun; birds, men, and other day light animals have shelter.

Ibid Generally the poems under this portion discuss about hope. Ibid In these lines also the speaker shows his frustration.


But the speaker says that they are faithful to their past love line Wet hands coerce her tidal politic: For the one selfu experienced harsh laws, for the other who faces depressing times and for those who are thrown in jail; hope, which remains with every one keeps them alive. The beginning of the seiifu press in E. I no more watch the evening sun Waving good-night kisses at the distant horizon, 20 I only debebf my naked soul Being pitted against a trial of dry measure.

Watch, and out of your foreign outfit brother Fell part of the work of art. Except two research papers and a few articles, we do not find other studies on Ethiopian poetry in English. Their ‘ touch’ seems a sign of unison of the lovers.

From this poem taking sample lines the critic shows how the death of a vision is symbolized. He says that he would feel happy and have peace like the other creatures, which go to their shelter, porms he finds his lover.

Remembering Assistant Professor Poet Debebe Seifu

Though I bid fare-well to life Where you too are included, Breaking the law of nature Your love has intruded Ibid Another poem by Tsegaye, ” Many A Cold Season” too has the same subject matter with the previous love poem. English creative writings by Ethiopians include fiction, drama and poetry. In this annotated bibliography the writer does not give analysis or commentary on the poems.

Feature of volcanoes Of erosions, valleys Greens, deserts. Qaetema grows around the riverbanks.