Ehsan Sehgal

Pixel and Wisdom

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…

I speak such things
That no one can say
I am selfish
Even above that
Very much clever too
In dodging sense
When I see the beauties
I put the pixel
In such a way
To earn
Their warm, sweet
And kind attention
I consider myself
As a wise one
And sometimes,
Just the pixel
With that silly thought:
The entire world is foolish.