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ከልብ ሲዋደዱ

ከልብ ሲዋደዱ ደስ ይላል መንገዱ ተውቦ ባበቦች ደምቆ በኮከቦች ታጅቦ በቀልዶች በሳቅ በጫወታ በሚስብ ፈገግታ በሚጥሙ ቃላት በሚያምሩ ቀለማት ከልብ ሲዋደዱ በፍቅር ሲያብዱ ምስጢር አይቋጥሩ ተማምነው ይኖሩ ጥል እንኳ ቢፈጠር ውሎ የማያድር ሆድ ውስጥ የማይጠጥር ረምጦ የማያሳር በይቅር ይቅርታ ሳይከር የሚፈታ የግልጽነት ጉዞ ነገር ሳይሆን አዞ የሚባላ አራዊት ሳይታሰብ ድንገት ከልብ ሲዋደዱ ምቹ ነው መንገዱ ጎርባጣ እንኳ ቢሆን አያስመር አያስመንን *** “[When] you find someone … Continue reading ከልብ ሲዋደዱ

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የድረገጽ ካራቲስቶች

“የኔን መንገድ ብቻ ተከተል!” የሚለው አምባገነናዊ አመለካከት ሥር የሰደደ በሽታ የሆነው በኛ በተራ ዜጎች ውስጥ ብቻ ሳይሆን በተለይ “አዋቂ ነን” በሚሉ አፈ-ቀላጤዎችና የማሕበራዊ ሚድያ “ጣተ-ቀላጤዎች” ዘንድም ዓይኑን አፍጦ፣ ጥርሱን አግጦ ይታያል፡፡ ያንን መንገድ “አልከተልም፣ እምቢ!” የሚልን ሰው በወፍ ዘራሽ ቃላት ካራቴ አንደፋድፎ ለመዘረር የሚደረጉ ቂላቂልና ተራ ፕሮፖጋንዳዊ ሙከራዎች በየጊዜው ይስተዋላሉ፡፡ የድረገጽ ካራቲስቶቹ ፍላጎት ሐሳብን ከሐሳብ ጋር ማፋጨት ሳይሆን የነሱን አመለካከትና መንገድ አልከተልም፣ አልደግፍም፣ አላምንበትም ያለን ሰው በቀጥታም ሆነ … Continue reading የድረገጽ ካራቲስቶች

Trust

When you start trusting me I will start trusting you Trusting you Trusting me Trusting us Trusting yes . . . Trust You Me Trust You We Trust They I Trust You . . . When you start trusting me I will start thirsting you You will start thirsting me I will stop mistrusting… You will stop mistrusting . . . Giving and taking Taking … Continue reading Trust

Ragtime

~from NYC Subway arts series Poetry in Motion, Commissioned by NYC’s MTA Arts for Transit Feliz Navidad Merry Christmas Dear Friends. P.s. Whenever you get a chance, please watch this documentary film called Happy (it’s available on Netflix). As corny as it may sound, the film was an entertaining, inspiring birthday gift that I gave to myself yesterday. 🙂 And I want it to be … Continue reading Ragtime

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Forward

We’re moving forward There’s no going back We are marching forward There’s no walking back Of course we may look back But never to be stuck Of course we may check back But never to feel sick Forward Forward Forward No backward No backward Forward Forward Forward For Good For Good For Good We have to move forward Into a better land We must march … Continue reading Forward

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Love, Respect and Peace

Hello Friends, The following is a Guestpost by Alia Sultan, a Saudi blogger and student. You can read her blog posts here. This post reflects on the controversial anti-Islam film that enraged muslims and caused violent protests across the world, leading to the death of US embassy staff members in Benghazi, Libya, though the US government no longer believes the attack was due to the film. Alia argues that the … Continue reading Love, Respect and Peace