Bewketu Seyoum. likes · talking about this. OFFICIAL FAN PAGE. Bewketu Seyoum is a novelist and poet from Ethiopia. Currently he lives in. Bewketu seyoum. See more of Ethiopian poems የኢትዬጲያ ስነ-ፅሁፍ መድረክ on Facebook. Log In. or. Create New Account. See more of Ethiopian poems. Bewketu Seyoum is a young Ethiopian writer from Gojjam, southwest of Addis Ababa. He studied psychology at Addis Ababa University and.

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In he received the best young writer award of Ethiopia from the president. His poetry has appeared in Modern Poetry in Translation and Callaloo.

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The project I want to do focuses on begging. Perhaps it would be best to say she was a woman already in her prime who might remain there another thirty years.

If they complain, advise them on how to create other jobs for themselves and, if they are not able to do so, remove them from the segoum.

Whilst Millennium celebrations are underway, beggars will wear good clothes, not rags, and those who say they do not possess such clothes will be sponsored by local garment manufacturers.

Once out of the city, track the ousted beggars by satellite, follow their movements into the regions to establish whether or not they have returned to begging.


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It was no matter, as I concluded that it was better to be driven home in comfort by a car that cost twenty thousand than to be killed by one costing half a million. Is there a particular book you like to read over and over?

He studied psychology at Addis Ababa University and published his first collection of poems, Nwari Alba Gojowoch Unmanned housesina year after graduating. While we were eating, a bookseller walked in carrying enough books to fill beqketu the National Library.

seyooum He read a paragraph and returned it to its place. The door opened and there was a lady inside. He has published two further verse collections and two novels. A Poem Refracted through Three Languages.

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The project would cost a few hundred thousand birr. Skip to main content. When we were done eating, we bewkeyu together to wash our hands. Then he came back to the dumpster and resumed his search. Plenty of worthwhile things are thrown into the dumpsters of restaurants in Bole, but the dumpsters of restaurants near Arat Kilo are not so richly stocked. Repeat the title for me again.

By the way, I eventually married the woman who was neither young nor old and had given me the ride, and we lived together blissfully for a while until I resumed my old habit of spending fifty birr a day and she divorced me. Damn my third-grade math teacher—if he had only taught me more about numbers, I might not be so lost now in this age where even the tiniest children know how to use calculators.


For many years my daily spend was fifty birr. At one point I thought, instead of depleting my pocket of fifty per day, why not just take my own life? But if I wished to remain the sort of gentleman used to being able to spend fifty birr a day, it seemed hardly fitting to submit to death brought about by a rope worth only a quarter. Eric EllingsenMihret Kebede. What about you, do you read? I could not take it anymore and covered my nose with my hand, pretending I had been amused by something.

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Now I was being tempted by his invitation as well as the smell of his food. When I got home, I had five birr left in my pocket. Web Exclusives Translating Alice Walker: I warned my nose: Cia RinneNebiy Mekonnen.

Glossary key wot — a traditional spicy stew made from cayenne peppers Bole — pome upper-class area that has commercial and residential centers berbere — a richly colored spice mixture Editorial note: