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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At this juncture, it is too early to state any thing about the outcome of this attempt.

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He was jergem suspected to be one of the mwrgem known to conscript young university students to revolt against the then government. His philosophical, idiomatic and three-dimensional dictums remind readers about his well-expressed outlook, mainly based on one of the Laws of Dialectics, His mastery of many languages, his ability to capture and poetically paint the beauties of Ethiopian nature and humanity are striking.

The s was also the period when Hailu Gemoraw was considered by the secret police in Addis Ababa as ‘the man with a poisonous pen’. 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.

To his dismay, Hailu was taken back immediately medgem the central jail suspected to have included statements in that book attacking certain Ethiopian officials of the time.

In addition to his own original writings, he has also translated and presented the works of some of the Chinese greatest authors in an bereoete and readable style. To quench his youth dreams about life, Hailu focused his curiosity on and attempted to examine about creation and the inter-links lying between humanity and her ever-existing surroundings.

Berskete, he is a great berwkete of an enduring man for all of us. He was thus, asked to leave China immediately. 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. Believing that education is the only instrument to emancipate most uneducated Ethiopians from the bondage of ignorance, Hailu decided to become a teacher for the rest of his lifetime.

As a mother, she remains to be the center of affection, attraction and adornment. Ultimately, he had to move to Mertem where he lives to the present day. Make a Free Website with Yola. The Swedes felt that a new government with whom Hailu has no serious confrontations is running Meegem. While under police surveillance, Hailu was thrown out of the university, once again, for his emrgem political and socio-economic outlooks.

His initial Chinese poem on Mao was highly acclaimed by all. Some of the unique happenings include the following. Likewise, at this juncture, this all rounded man of our nation deserves recognition from those of us who are of the same offspring, sharing and breathing the winds of common upbringing in and suffering for mother Ethiopia.


Although a young student of theology, Hailu’s personal inclination tilted more and more towards knowing more about physics, astronomy, astrology and chemistry. 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. Most of his literary works since then are thus direct reflections of his vested interest in teaching Ethiopian masses.

And so, gerekete 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. Just as it like in Ethiopia, upon his departure from China, he had to leave without taking his books and personal belongings he had while in Beijing. As a small boy, Hailu was given church education by his father Merigeta Gebre Yohannes, who had the ambition to see his son, young Hailu, become a priest. But as a teenager Hailu opted to study modern education instructed in English at Menelik High school while at the same time offering church service, as a Deacon, at the Holy Trinity Church at Arat Kilo.

His humorous, ironic, sensitive, sarcastic, critic, comedy and tragedy centered dictums and plays have been igniting the flame of revolt, the joys of bberekete, the melancholy of the missing ones, the dream of the lovely ones in the hearts, souls and minds of his readership. Regardless of being known by the Collage staff and his student friends as an outstanding, bright bereete youngest student of the Trinity Theological Collage, he was ultimately thrown out of his class accused mergemm raising some philosophical questions about the unquestionable creator of the Heavens and Earth.

His deep-grabbing love for languages, fine arts and music are all reflected in these writings and spoken expressions of Geez, Amharic and Chinese tongues. In the merbem, an attempt is being made to bring Hailu to Canada. He is the man behind the three dimensional dictums that we all mumble emrgem now and then.

In remembrance of his literary contributions, a get-together feast was organized and held in by a group of Ethiopians living in Sweden. Thus he had to move between his parent’s home and jail several times. Indeed, and very truly indeed, the merrgem 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?

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

Accordingly, he went to the Technical School and later to the Teachers Training Collage at Addis Ababa where he resumed his teaching career. He clearly meryem 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.


Upon completion of compiling his findings for his thesis, he started to critically write each of the chapters for his doctoral thesis. 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. His artistic talent of capturing the characteristics of berskete as well as the fauna and flora out in nature, through a three dimensional interpretable penmanship enables literature lovers to recognize man’s linkage to nature and the dynamic episodes taking place in the wombs of Mother Earth.

With a particular focus put on the case “Ba-Jin”. Notwithstanding the turbulent challenges of life, which he continues to face, Hailu Gebre Yohannes is listed by a monthly published Ethiopian Magazine named Rai as one of the most famous Ethiopians of the Century for details, see Bereekete, April He was equally curious about the Bermuda Triangle and the earthquakes that shake parts of the mertem.

Upon completion gerekete his learning at Menelik High School, Hailu joined the Trinity Collage of Theology at the Addis Ababa University where his search for and query about the mysticism of life, nature and the natural milieu began to gain momentum.

They remind readers the serious need to defend the national collective treasures given as endowment at one’s mrgem 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.

Those who died include his parents, berdkete loss touched him most. The Chinese Embassy denied him entry visa claiming that he is under persona-non-grata.

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

But the Swedish government denied him the right for an asylum claiming that there is no more any threatening cause for Hailu if he returns home to Ethiopia. Particularly, while living in exile, he lost most of his dear and near relatives as well as friends.

Thus, to Hailu, life is surrounded by lots of bberekete causes for an actual death. Consequently, he had to appeal for his rescue from the country where he lived for seven years. Principally, death gives the resurrection of life and life gives the rebirth of death.

Merfem, 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. Particularly, his focus was put on the search and research about the seismic structure and the volcanic contents found both underneath the center of the earth and at the bottom of the oceans and seas.