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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Why is this literary tradition a recent development? There debebs speaker says that their eyes are looking for one another across the lovers of the present time.

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 his own land and culture that the African feels free and healthy. Oblivious of worries, we sleep 10 Rather we die…yet temporarily. On the whole the poems categorized under this part, have major issues of the sad effect of death for those who lose their partners. It was a long night So were all nights The cold surface shrunk his skin; His stomach empty, itching, aching, Emptiness.

This is presented in the following lines. The main reason for focusing on Ethiopian poetry in English is that this area of literary practice has not been given enough attention to be studied in detail.

Due to these reasons this study focuses on the stated period. Wild animals That migrated Have preferred Back their way to find. You are but one in the train Of those who wanly and silently Move on infinite plain, 20 And who pass by endlessly.

While some of the Ethiopian poems in English discuss about the educated African, the other poems have a major point that deals with the recent situation of Africa. This shows that the speaker definitely professes he is in a hollow condition.


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Most of the literary outcomes after this relationship have a sense of vision for a modern new Ethiopia. The poem in the following lines indicates that the efforts he made to escape form his unhappy town life resulted in more frustrating conditions. III, No 13, p. When he concludes showing his state of mind, the speaker says that he is hopeless with the following lines.

The poet says that they are honoured. Beer, David F, This in other words indicates that their love is not for the sake of material need. The Theme of Praise and Criticism 56 4. The fire blazing Its tongue flowering Called 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.

The reasons to create emotional sense for its subject matter is just to create images of real appearance. Different definitions by scholars in the field assert that theme is the central idea, subject or topic of a discourse. This thing that is vital to happen is death. The poems bring up various issues of national and international concern.

Remembering Assistant Professor Poet Debebe Seifu

When it concludes the poem at the last stanza it informs this truth like the following. Top Create a free website or blog at WordPress. And he believes that upto his death he remains in love. Qaetema grows around the riverbanks. My erosion of self.

Thou foretold glory and power See also erosion poems erosion collections. One of the ideas is, it is a real essence that happens to every human being. In Ethiopia when we think of written literature we find that the bulk of it is in the Amharic language.


The term early period is used in this paper to refer to the period to E.

Remembering Assistant professor poet Debebe Seifu

The other poem by Tsegaye, ” Cold Shoulders” shows the feeling of hostility between two lovers who are sleeping in one bed.

He also says that sadness remains with him. This also includes the first published poem in The Ethiopian Herald. The sprits welcome 30 Their lost-son-returned.

The study focuses, as stated earlier, on poems written during the period — E. The poem, in order to give the country a divine appearance, uses figurative expressions like symbol and metaphor. Watch, listen to the calls of he seiru sprits prodigal son To the call of the long-waiting soil They welcome you home. This is a point which works sefu poetry too since poetry is a creative form of writing. The dark place is a phrase, which refers to a worst condition.

After words English was accepted as, ” the official foreign language of the country. But the points given about the subject matter of the poems are not detailed.

After giving seifi the poem tells and introduces the African guest where he is. Ibid In these lines the term ‘dark’ refers to the natural night. This poem uses a setting in a night club where two people a man and a woman are dancing exchanging some praise words.

When you said “I miss you” it was like drinking coffee from a teacup it never made a difference But when you made the mountains we had built up into valleys I asked “why?