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Seifu Metaferia

A WORLD CREATED BY THE POWERFUL

They say “come here!.go there!”
  with a gun
to emphasize their words
“just drive me, please!” they say
mixing polite and threatening
because they like to blur distinctions –
                                                           the powerful
yes, life itself is a cold draught
but once upon a time our earth was ours
   one unit, whole
not cut up in a thousand pieces
not spoiled like she is now
before things got so messed up
   she was just herself
and hugged us all no matter
if our skin was black or white

ጉልበተኛ የፈጠራት አለም

ጉልበተኛ የፈጠራት አለም

ከዚህ ወዲያ ከዚህ ፣ ከዚያ ወዲያ ብሎ
ተልሞ
ከትልሞው ላይ ጠመንጃውን አጋድሞ
እንዲያው እስቲ! እስቲ ... ‘ንዳው! እያለ
ዛቻ ከፓለቲካ እየቀላቀላ
እንዲያ እየቀላቀላ ከፋፈላት ... ‘ንጂ
                                                 ጉልበተኛ
የህይወት ህይዎቱዋ መጋኛ ፣
የኛ ምድሪቱስ የኛ
ድሮ ወጥ ነበረች
ዐስር መቶ ቦታ ያልተቆራረጠች ።
እና እንዲያ ሳይበለሻሽ ነገር
                                  ተዙዋዙሮ
እሱዋስ በርግጥ ነበረች
ዘራሰብን ነጭ ..... ጥቁር ሳትለው ያቀፈች ።
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ጉልበተኛ የፈጠራት አለም

ከዚህ ወዲያ ከዚህ ፣ ከዚያ ወዲያ ብሎ
ተልሞ
ከትልሞው ላይ ጠመንጃውን አጋድሞ
እንዲያው እስቲ! እስቲ ... ‘ንዳው! እያለ
ዛቻ ከፓለቲካ እየቀላቀላ
እንዲያ እየቀላቀላ ከፋፈላት ... ‘ንጂ
                                                 ጉልበተኛ
የህይወት ህይዎቱዋ መጋኛ ፣
የኛ ምድሪቱስ የኛ
ድሮ ወጥ ነበረች
ዐስር መቶ ቦታ ያልተቆራረጠች ።
እና እንዲያ ሳይበለሻሽ ነገር
                                  ተዙዋዙሮ
እሱዋስ በርግጥ ነበረች
ዘራሰብን ነጭ ..... ጥቁር ሳትለው ያቀፈች ።

A WORLD CREATED BY THE POWERFUL

They say “come here!.go there!”
  with a gun
to emphasize their words
“just drive me, please!” they say
mixing polite and threatening
because they like to blur distinctions –
                                                           the powerful
yes, life itself is a cold draught
but once upon a time our earth was ours
   one unit, whole
not cut up in a thousand pieces
not spoiled like she is now
before things got so messed up
   she was just herself
and hugged us all no matter
if our skin was black or white
Sponsors
Gemeente Rotterdam
Nederlands Letterenfonds
Stichting Van Beuningen Peterich-fonds
Ludo Pieters Gastschrijver Fonds
Hendrik Muller fonds
Lira fonds
J.E. Jurriaanse
Literature Translation Institute of Korea
Partners
LantarenVenster – Verhalenhuis Belvédère