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Ghirmai Yohannes

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Ghirmai Yohannes

Ghirmai Yohannes, better known as San Diego, was born in Eritrea in 1961. An actor, poet, and writer, he has done television shows, children's programs, videos, advertising, stand-up comedy, and theater. "Unjust Praise" was first published in 1994.

Articles by Ghirmai Yohannes

Unjust Praise
By Ghirmai Yohannes
In the beginningThe spirit movingUpon the face of the watersAnd in the breaking wavesTasted saltAnd I see fields of itDrying on the shore.We let in shallow lakes of seaTo evaporate,And the saltAccumulates…
Translated from Tigrinya by Charles Cantalupo & Ghirmai Negash
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