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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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I tried to tell myself that my tears were for others, not for me. Repeat the title for me again. A Sound Flag in Six Colors.

Eventually I realized I should not be getting so emotional over lost hair. The owner himself brought me a Coke, his wife brought me the opener, and yet another waiter appeared with a glass. I still have bwwketu seventy birr in my pocket that I left the house with, and I have decided I must go home with at least fifty.

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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. Being run over by a piece of machinery worth five hundred thousand birr felt a suitably dignified way to go, like spilling milk rather than blood.

For many years my daily spend was fifty birr. Even finding the wrapper the food once came in is rare. Recruit a team of sociologists to conduct a study on the standards of beggars and grant those that are the most honest xeyoum licenses.


He studied psychology at Addis Ababa University and published his first collection of poems, Nwari Alba Gojowoch Unmanned housesina year after graduating. 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 bewkegu about by a rope worth only a quarter. At first only old or rusted cars, buses cloudy with dust, and mud-covered bulldozers drove by.

Subscriber Tools Renew Donate. I had come up with an idea for the Ethiopian Millennium. Beggars who manage not to beg from foreigners will be given special rewards. I began to get tired and bored.

I thought he must have become mesmerized by the flow of the water, because he stayed there for nearly twenty minutes. After the bill was paid, the old man returned to sit beside me. The funds necessary for the organization and implementation of such will come from a specially assigned budget.

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I was so saddened I gave him ten birr and he went immediately to a shop nearby and bought a flashlight with the money I gave him. While we sryoum eating, a bookseller walked in carrying enough books to fill half the National Library. Honest beggars would have begging stations opened up for them and be allowed to beg on several major avenues in central Addis Ababa as well as on a few of the roads that spread themselves widely across the capital.

It was a new establishment, and the eager staff, keen to create a good impression, gave me the VIP treatment. Skip to main content.

A moment later, an elderly gentleman walked in and ordered some key wotand as they brought it to him, the scent made its way directly into my nostrils. Cia RinneNebiy Mekonnen. The project would cost a few hundred thousand birr. I walked into a restaurant to rest my feet. I am suggesting the following steps be taken:.


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I told her I was going home and she told me to get in, which I did. I was still shocked at what had just happened so I did not manage to pay full attention to the story he was telling me. Once inside I quickly appraised the car and concluded it could not be worth more than twenty thousand birr. Glossary key wot — a traditional spicy stew made from cayenne peppers Bole — an upper-class area that has commercial and residential centers berbere — a richly colored spice mixture Editorial note: The funds for this will come from a specially assigned budget.

It is well known that Addis Ababa ranks top amongst cities whose beggar populations are beyond control. 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.

My inability to avoid spending was getting to be too much. What about you, do you read?

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