Hayzo Poem by emebet mesfin

Hayzo



Nawa shares same eyes auntie's Kuto's pictures tell, leafing through similarity struck leaving me in awe, four years five months, child, history came full circle, September journey ancestors abode stay decisive flow, moved about with ease bumps of place not problem, Koda Ketsa at disposal to roam bonding with brothers cousins, noticed physical change as they tossed you from arm to arm, prize boy in the clan engaging charm magnified presence precious, reminisced about childhood your granddad not so loud, joggling brought out going about your business memories abuzz, Kidane Mihret day Boddo Gebeya holiday spirit you witnessed, draping dinguza TEMAKESO ceremony evening breeze not a sneeze, back to city home sweet home that hand gesture touching, KG scholar life lessons within grasp in abundance keep on enterprising

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Nawa, my favorite nephew! I so dote on you! Am glad you got to visit grandpa's birthplace last month. Meskel holiday, religious as well as cultural, is observed in Dorze ceremoniously.
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