kremt

arengWadE hono,

hywot meslo,

hywot lebso;

qTel xefnot, amrobet;

yeneberew zaf Indetnant;

zarE qTelu regfo,

gndu Irqanun qerto;

bedm seru yeqome xmaglE ymeslal,

sgaw temWaTo alqo;

nuretaw yaktem,

yemote yaleqelet;

yemylemelm temelso,

abbo mayamrbet;

ymeslal letemelkac,

yehE kremt siyalflet.

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Amha Asfaw

first written in 1973 adis abeba (dejazmac balca hospital) rewritten in 1990 Columbia, Missouri.