ካስተዋልነው: Amharic 2.0 [?]

At which juncture [if “juncture” is the word I want], he blocked me from accessing his twitter. Did I mention he first contacted me to tell me to edit/delete a tweet I made about Andargachew [?!] because he believed our democracy [our fight for freedom of speech] would be better served if we said nothing bad about those we accuse the government of oppressing/imprisoning/beAdebabai mereshening?

Here is another “beauty”, as Donald “Drumpf” would say, I came across on Facebook. (more…)

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April 10, 2018 at 10:13 pm Leave a comment

#AbiyAhmed, Dr.

If he is good enough for Blen [who said he was more Ethiopian than many of the “Amharas” she knows – plus that fucking turd Jawar Mohammed hates him], he is good enough for me.


God speed, son, God speed.

March 29, 2018 at 2:33 pm 3 comments

Foisting my story on the world – yet again


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December 18, 2017 at 3:24 pm Leave a comment

A cup of coffee, a sink-full of dirty dishes, a mournful look out the window…

And I spy:

shaft_in_africa_05-2

Shaft in Ethiopia, East-Lynn in Seattle, and think, ever so mournfully, of:

“አብሽ እና ፋፋ”

“የእመት ጣዬ እንጉርጉሮ”

“ሴሜጋ እንዴት እንደተያዘ”

and Samson “Bariyaw” Teshome, over whom I wept many a tear while listening to the following song by Egigayehu Shibabaw almost 20 years ago:

It is as if I am coming down with an acute case of home-sickness. 🙂

April 3, 2017 at 6:19 am Leave a comment

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