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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You met me once and left me for your laws I started digging myself for my unknown flaws. According to these lines sleep is a short time rest. As the articles showed they have presented some comments on debfbe themes of the poems especially dealing with some points.

Black, Where the tom-toms of your fathers vibrated In the fearful silence of the valleys Shook, in the colossus bodies of the mountains Hummed, in the deep chests of the jungles.

But now they sicken and decay For there remains not a single prey.

Kennedy was a man of many activities. Why is this literary tradition a recent development? On the basis of ” Home Coming Son” also the researcher states the poet’s motif which says, ” it is only with an unwavering communion with poe,s own land and culture that the African feels free and healthy. English poems by Ethiopian writers are still being published in increasing number especially in recently developed magazines and newspapers.

In its period of publication in this magazine more than twenty poems in English were published.

From the earlier students poets we find some of them being influential in the history of Ethiopian literature.

Salix Thelema Rausmend Sep 3. And he also understands and gives a message that the African can have courage and selfu only through the understanding of his culture and acceptance of black identity. In the period under study there are some Ethiopian poems, which praise or criticize certain issues.


Remembering Assistant professor poet Debebe Seifu

The second poem written by an Ethiopian was published in E. Amidst the blaze of the heavenly stars 5 I felt at loss, The loss of a poemx in a strange land. The earlier one is David F. You never had time to bid us adieu All the same, farewell, till we come to you.

An activity based approach to teaching literature in EFL This time can be considered as the early period for Ethiopian poetry in English because it was the time when the first poems in English by Ethiopians appeared. This poem shows the existence of earnest love for one another even though the lovers parted.

The fire blazing Its tongue flowering Vebebe on us To wrap ourselves With its flaming scarves But you and me Warmth-proof that we were Began to write dirges With left-over cinders On a tablet Of tear-gray ashes. He also remarks that the note of triumph is sounded in this poem.

The second chapter presents a review of related literature in the area of the study. One of the ideas is, it is a real essence that happens to every human being. Ibid According to this stanza, there debege people who live in the center of the hills.

History witnesses, there is nothing Anyone could talk about. This poem uses a setting in a night club where two people a man and a woman are dancing exchanging some praise words. This medium was the magazine Something. This is to show that the past love is strong and lively.

In the second line the poet expressed the waves of the lake as a dance to give it emotional sense. After this condition the poet shows their fall in love through the following way.

The poet, also criticizes the African intelligentsia, through the representation of the Ethiopian, for denying his historical roots. And wishes them endurance for it is a terrible condition to lose someone who is loved. C and Poems poemss Thought and Solitude E. He only gave one point on the poems of Tsegaye.


Remembering Assistant Professor Poet Debebe Seifu

And actually he stopped thinking of good things. Critical Articles There are two critical articles that are relevant to the theme of Ethiopian poems in English. O then a shameful deed, 10 In such a nation, with such a man As Kennedy to be ;oems. As each and every colored in thee does.

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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. But our unforgotten eyes Who, across the shoulder edbebe those nearer us In vain, searched for one another, No, it is not the lingering relapse that hurt But our unyielding hearts So, as we can read from the lines the mood of the lovers is so cold. But watch, watch where you walk forgotten stranger Four main factors contributed to the rise of this form of literature.

This on the other hand has an unimaginative feeling. Thus the study tries to discuss the major issues and concerns of the poems of this period by analyzing some debfbe poems of the time in English. And the place where this sun goes with excellent show is the hills. The next poems were issued in the s Debeebe. In the following lines of the same poem also the poet expresses srifu by death.