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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Having read numerous books, Gemoraw acquired lots of knowledge, which enabled him to publish 30 works out of over a hundred manuscripts, some of which are bound and ready for publication. The sophistication he adds on his paintings, the pictures he takes and the songs he composes are all amazing berrekete amusing to those of us who happen to know Hailu a bit closer.

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

Meanwhile, as partial fulfillment of his doctoral thesis he began to write on: Likewise, death is surrounded by lots of creatures, each carrying a momentary life, which will be dispossessed by it at any time. In Ethiopia, the aftermath of the Red Terror made his wish to return home unrealistic and dangerous. That occasion was accompanied by a large book exhibition of Hailu’s lifetime work. His mastery of many languages, his ability to capture and poetically paint the beauties of Ethiopian nature and humanity are striking.

Hailu still remains on the move trying to secure residence and work permit elsewhere. His depth of knowledge berskete 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.

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Berekete Mergem | የግጥም ጉባዔ

Among the most popular poems that won awards for his ability of writing poetry one was Hailu’s famous dictum known to this very day as: Regardless of being known by the Collage staff and his student friends as an outstanding, bright and youngest student of the Trinity Theological Collage, he was ultimately thrown out of his class accused for raising some philosophical questions about the bereketr creator of the Heavens and Earth.


In the meantime, an attempt is being made to bring Hailu to Canada. In Hailu’s view, possibly that is why Ethiopia remains to have several rivalries and foes to this very day. Upon completion of the basic studies of the Chinese language, Hailu composed a large Chinese-Amharic dictionary and a Chinese-English phrase book.

Unlike many of the intellectuals of his generation, merfem has not turned his back upon Ethiopia. The Chinese Embassy denied him entry visa claiming that he is under persona-non-grata. Shortly after, he was given a merggem to study Chinese Literature at the University of Beijing in China.

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.

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. 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.

Berekete Mergem

Three years after his arrival in China, Hailu won popularity among Chinese and international students for his fluency in the Chinese language and for mergen observation of the strong and weak points of Chinese philosophy. At that time, the Ethiopian University students showed keen interest in reading revolutionary works coming from the Socialist countries and radical university students. Thus he leads an unsettled and a turbulent life of a lonely lion.


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.

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

Today, Gemoraw’s contribution to Ethiopian literature takes a big share of the Amharic Literature. While under police surveillance, Hailu was thrown out of the breekete, once again, for his radical political and socio-economic outlooks.

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’.

Upon completion of compiling his findings for his thesis, he started to critically write each of the chapters for his doctoral thesis. Although a young student of theology, Hailu’s personal inclination tilted more and more towards knowing more about physics, astronomy, astrology and chemistry.

His books of prose are equally attractive, serving the young Ethiopian generation as a source of inspiration. 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.

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.

That is why life goes way and life goes on in a turbulent, boiling, bubbling Ethiopian environ.

He wrote this dictum after the May Military Coup de estate. Some of the unique happenings include the following.