Ehsan Sehgal

A Broken One

Ehsan Sehgal is a Pakistani-Dutch poet and writer. He moved to the Netherlands in 1978 to avoid persecution during the General Zia era in Pakistan and has lived in the Netherlands since. Ehsan Sehgal began his literary career in 1967. His first publication was a novel, but his consequent books were…






Life is math
In all its dimensions
Focus on and learn that
Understand the reality
Refrain from
Becoming the fool
And unwise
Since no one decorates
The broken object
And subject
In its showroom or home
Or on its dress:
Whereas, I am that;
Indeed, broken one.

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