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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Brrekete enough, Hailu’s three dimensional dictum writing style follows strict rhyming and writing schemes that read smooth but unique in their own ways. And so, this approach has inspired many of his readers to stand in a sticking shock and take an astounding look at oneself and at the past in retrospective.

No more no less. Principally, death gives the resurrection of life and life gives the rebirth of death. To quench his youth dreams about life, Hailu focused his beeekete on and attempted to examine about creation and the inter-links lying between humanity and her ever-existing surroundings.

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

Most of his literary works since then are thus direct reflections of his vested interest in teaching Ethiopian masses. His literary works are treasures, storing the beauties of Amharic – the Ethiopian National language – not only for the present generation alone, but also for generations yet mergen come.

In addition to his own original writings, he has also translated and presented the works of some of the Chinese greatest authors in an appealing and readable style. Reading his literary works takes his readers through a long sticking journey of learning the African, Oriental and Western cultures and social setups. His advisor and Hailu tried to secure entry permission for Hailu to travel to Beijing and bring with him the necessary documents to finalize his thesis but in vain.

As a small boy, Hailu mwrgem given church education by his father Merigeta Gebre Yohannes, who had the ambition to see his berskete, young Hailu, become a priest. That is why life goes way and life goes on in a turbulent, boiling, bubbling Ethiopian environ. The s was also the period when Hailu Gemoraw was considered by the secret police in Addis Ababa as ‘the mergme with a poisonous pen’.

With a particular focus put on the case “Ba-Jin”. Ultimately, he had berrkete move to Stockholm where he lives to the present day. 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.

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

Hence, Hailu attempts to harmonize and depict about the average person struggling to win one’s daily breads either out in the villages or in the tightly settled townships of Ethiopia. When freed from jail, Hailu turned out to be one of those unique and exceptionally few precious, selfless, far fetching sons of Ethiopia. Particularly, while living in exile, he lost most of his dear and near relatives as well as friends.


Meanwhile, as partial fulfillment of his doctoral thesis he began to write on: They remind readers the serious need to defend the national collective mergej 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.

He clearly demonstrates to his readers that the Ethiopian identity is distinct, indivisible and everlasting by the grace of the Ethiopian- God-of-us-all, which goes beyond the thinking horizon of ethnicity and religious factions. berekrte

Berekete Mergem | የግጥም ጉባዔ

He was thus, asked to leave China immediately. Shortly after, he was given a scholarship to study Chinese Literature at the University of Beijing in China. Hailu has been fighting against all odds, atrocities and mediocre inundated in clandestine organizations in all the continents of the globe. Overall, he is a great mrgem of an meegem man for all of us.

In the Theological School, the vast majority of the teachers were following the Old Testament. 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: The Chinese Embassy denied him entry visa claiming that he is under persona-non-grata.

Groomed in green, yellow and red colors of his national symbol, this fellow called Gemoraw by most students of the s, started to live for Ethiopia and write about her to his fellow Ethiopians of the current and the distant future.

Thus, one lives momentarily to die and one dies in due time and space to give more room for the predecessors’ future life. One can thus safely conclude that this great man of a powerful pen is an author and translator, as well as a philosopher, researcher, poet and a great teacher.

While under police surveillance, Hailu was thrown out of the university, once again, for his radical berekste and socio-economic outlooks. Upon completion of compiling his findings for his thesis, he started to critically write each of the chapters for his medgem thesis. In the meantime, an attempt is being made to bring Hailu to Canada.

Those who died include his parents, whose loss touched him most. He was equally curious about the Bermuda Triangle and the earthquakes that shake parts of the continents.

Some of the unique happenings include the following. Hailu Gemorawthrough his unique literary works, reminds us the Ethiopia that we know of as the mosaic of a conglomerate of people, culture and landscape giving the society its entity and ever-graceful beauty. Hailu still remains on the move trying to secure residence and work permit elsewhere.


His three dimensional Tran-disciplinary approach to the real world situations transcends in all spheres of life, as it is a gathering of views from theological, social, anthropological and humanistic and scientific perspectives of the early times. His depth of knowledge and interest in geophysics dealing with the internal parts of the Earth as well as his ability of putting terms in a triangular meaningful dimensions are all amazing.

To add insult to injury, the Norwegian government deprived of Hailu’s residence and work permit claiming that Hailu had lived long away from Bdrekete, without reporting to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It was at that time that Hailu began gaining fluency in Geez and Amharic and eventually became sharp and solid in them to the extent that he could write dictum filled with polemic interpretations; and even converse secretive matters in Geez with priests and literate monks.

Most of Hailu’s works are filled with predictive and visionary wisdom, initially giving early warnings to the Ethiopian society at large, indicating what might take place for lack of prompt reaction in due time. Thus he had to move between his parent’s home and jail several times. Accordingly, he went to the Technical School and later to the Teachers Merem Collage at Addis Ababa where he resumed his teaching career. To his dismay, Hailu was taken back immediately to the central jail suspected to have included statements in that book attacking certain Ethiopian officials of the time.

His books of prose mergeem equally attractive, serving the young Ethiopian generation as a source of inspiration. Indeed, and very truly indeed, the major question that stroked his mind was – Why is life so much full of the art of making life itself and that of causing the horror of death? Thus, to Hailu, life is surrounded by lots of potential causes for an actual death. October kergem, Tadesse Zerihun Ph. His philosophical, idiomatic and three-dimensional dictums remind readers about his well-expressed outlook, mainly based on one of the Laws of Dialectics, This work remains to be popular among students majoring or studying Amharic.

Believing that education is the only instrument to emancipate most uneducated Ethiopians from the bondage of ignorance, Hailu decided to become a teacher mergm the rest of his lifetime.

His works are engaging others in discussions and his philosophical touch on human and natural resource development and logic are simply enlightening our perception beyond the level of mere knowledge. Make a Free Website with Yola.