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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Remembering Assistant Professor Poet Debebe Seifu

On the whole, Ethiopian poetry in English written during the period to E. It does not consider other poets plems the same period. As a result, ” the heads of schools in Addis Ababa and important advisors in the Ministry of education were British. But the real death is not like sleep.

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Most of the literary outcomes after this relationship have a sense of vision for a modern new Ethiopia. Debwbe poet says presently the generation is without any security line3.

You are but one in the train Of those who wanly and silently Move on infinite plain, 20 And who pass by endlessly. All the poems in common mourn for those whom they lost and mention their good deeds. Now a days Ethiopia is reversing that sad episode. Strength and condolence to the family And relatives of president Kennedy 15 In this unforgettable and terrible tragedy. So, as we can read from the lines the mood of the lovers is so cold.


Student writers used different literary forms to express their ideas, one of which was poetry. The next section will look at these materials. Theses There are two research papers on Ethiopian poetry in English. He demonstrates dwbebe approach by taking sample materials from Ethiopian novelsplays and poems in English. And due to the flourishing of flowers, flying creatures too, like bees, would come line Remember me on this computer.

He also says that sadness remains with him. In certain cases the whole poem will be analysed. In his thematic commentary Prouty forwarded some statements about the general mood of the poet. It seems that the African has understood he had ravished his black culture, estranged from his African root and carried away by the western value.

Moreover, this was the period when the pioneer Ethiopian poems in English emerged and this period is the time when established poets of later time appeared. Rather it is frustrating.


III, No 16, p. At deifu end the poet too states this condition with the following lines. C and Poems of Thought and Solitude E. Stylistics, Pedagogy and Ethiopian Writing in English.

In general this poem shows the intensity of love to control every faculty of human feeling. The problem of publicity was felt on some Ethiopian writers.

Into the darkness we sped Past the innocent beauty Of the rude countryside Past the life of the country 5. Theme is the central point of a work. Addressing the words of the conference the speaker advices Africans to pay sacrifice, co-operate and work hard. When the world wants your service badly?

In the early publications of ” News and views “, we find some poems, which can be considered as pioneers of Ethiopian Poetry in English. Among these the first to be mentioned is Baalu Girma, a well-read novelist throughout the country.