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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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 mwrgem of ethnicity and religious factions. Thus he had to move between his parent’s home and jail several times. Ultimately, he had to move to Stockholm where he lives to the present day. His deep-grabbing love for languages, fine arts and music are all reflected in these writings and spoken expressions meggem Geez, Amharic and Chinese tongues.

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 to come. 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.

Today, Gemoraw’s contribution to Ethiopian literature takes berekwte big share of the Amharic Literature.

Berekete Mergem

The Chinese Embassy denied him entry visa claiming that he is under persona-non-grata. Most of his literary works since then are thus direct reflections of his vested interest in teaching Ethiopian masses.

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. Shortly after, he was given a scholarship to study Chinese Literature at the University of Beijing in China.

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. Make a Free Website with Yola.

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?


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. To name few among his unique and master literature contributions and scripts suffice to list nine of them herein below: He wrote this dictum after the May Military Coup de estate.

Hailu still remains on the move trying to secure residence and work permit elsewhere.

Overall, he is a great example of an enduring man for all of us. His poems slowly flow into the reader’s senses giving musical rendition of their own; and instill in the reader’s mind an unforgettable experience.

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. In remembrance of his literary contributions, a get-together feast was organized and held in by a group of Ethiopians living in Sweden. Some of the unique happenings include the following. While in Oslo, Hailu found out that he could neither publish most of his hand written works nor could he continue his studies on 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.

In the Theological School, the vast majority of the teachers were following the Old Testament. Accordingly, he went to the Technical School and berekets to the Teachers Training Collage at Bereekte Ababa where he resumed his teaching career. With a particular focus put on the case “Ba-Jin”. In mids, when he left the central prison in Addis Ababa, Hailu resumed teaching at the Technical High School and later as a language course instructor at the Addis Ababa Teachers Collage.

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He is the man behind the three dimensional dictums that we all mumble every now and then. Meanwhile, as partial fulfillment of his doctoral thesis he began to write on: 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 mergek but in vain.

His enduring commitment to and zealous struggle for our country and his altruistic fight for the freedom of Ethiopians during the last 42 years is something that deserves our appreciation as Ethiopians. 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.

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In Hailu’s view, possibly that is why Ethiopia remains to have several rivalries and foes to this very day. Unique enough, Hailu’s three dimensional dictum writing style follows strict rhyming and writing schemes that read smooth but unique in their own ways. Soon after he joined the Linguistics Department at the Faculty of Arts, he won popularity among students and most of the University staff for his ability of writing dynamic, three dimensional, powerful and penetrating dictums in Geez, Amharic and English.

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

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. 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.

Hailu has been fighting against all odds, atrocities and mediocre inundated in clandestine organizations in all the continents of the globe. Three years after his arrival in China, Hailu won popularity among Chinese and international students for his fluency in the Chinese language and for his observation of the strong and weak points of Chinese philosophy.

Consequently, he had to appeal for his rescue from the country where he lived for seven years.

His initial Chinese poem on Mao was highly acclaimed by all. 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.

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