Category: literature and poetry

ብድሆታት ምግላጽ ክዉንነት ኣብ ‘ተደጐል’

ቴድሮስ ኣብርሃም* ተደጐል ብማሕሙድ ኢብራሂም ተደሪሳ ብ2014 ንሕትመት ዝበቐዐት ልብ-ወለዳዊት ታሪኽ ኰይና፡ ኣብ ዳሕረዋይ ገበር እዛ መጽሓፍ ኣለምሰገድ ተስፋይ ንብቕዓት ደራሲ ብኸም’ዚ ዝስዕብ ገሊጹዎ ይርከብ፤ “ሳሕቲ ዝቕልቀሉ፡ ንኻልኣይ ቋንቋኦም ዓይነታዊ ኣበርክቶ ዘወፍዩ ደረስቲ ኣለዉ። ፖላንዳዊ ጆሴፍ ኮንራድ ኣብ 20 ዓመቱ ንዝተላለዮ ቋንቋ እንግሊዝ ብስጕምትታት ንቕድሚት ወንጭፍዎ’ዩ። ማሕሙድ ኢብራሂም ድማ፡ ኣብ 15 ዓመቱ ንዝተማህሮ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ፡

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ኣናብባይ ን”ሃብቱ ነዳቓይ”

ኣብርሃም ተስፋልኡል* ሃብቱ ነዳቓይ ትርኢቱ ብጸሓይ በሲሉ ዓይኑ ብድኻም ሰሊሉ ብስዋ ግን ተሸምጊሉ ሃብቱ … እናተመልሰ ቤቱ ወርሒ ወጽያ… ቅርኒብ ዓይኒ ተዃሒላ ዓውዲ ቀውዒ ተመሲላ ርእያቶ ርእዩዋ ስሒቑ ስሒቓ ብኡ-ብኡ ተብተብ ኢሉ ናብታ … ናብ … ናብ ጸማልያ መብራህቲ ሽሮ’ታ ድስክልቲ ሰበነ ቍንንቲ ብትንፋስ ትመውቕ ኣብታ ጸባብ ክፍሊ ሉቺ ተጸብያቶም ከም ወትሩ ብዓቕሊ ምንኻስ ኣምሲሉ

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​ቅዋመይ

ቅዋመይ መንቀጽ ደመይ ከመይ ከመይ? ቀሪብኪ ኔርኪ ክትኣትዊ ዓዲ ትኽ ኢልኪ ከይትኸዲ ተኣሊኺ እንዳ እቲ ወዲ ፈቲኽዮ ዲኺ ብግዲ? ደንጒኺ ኣብ መገዲ እስከ ድሃይ ስደዲ ቅዋመይ ፈውሲ ሕማመይ ከመይ ከመይ? ኣይቆቡዕ ኣይሮቡዕ ንዒ እባ ሓዳር ግበሪ ንዒ እባ ኣመሓድሪ ንዒ መስከረም ንዒ ጥሪ ብፈረንጂ ዲኺ ብሓበሻ ትቘጽሪ? ቅዋመይ መንቀጽደመይ ከመይከመይ? ዶር/ ርእሶም ሃይለ ምንጪ– ዕንክሊል (2002) « GO BACK

A poem by Amanuel Asrat translated in 12 world languages.

To mark International Translation Day, PEN members from around the world have translated a poem by Eritrean poet and journalist Amanuel Asrat, to demonstrate the significant role translation can play in furthering freedom of expression by highlighting the ongoing plight of journalists in Eritrea. Read the poem in Afrikaans, Bangla, Catalan, Croatian, Dutch, English, Hungarian,

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