Ehsan Sehgal

I Would Divorce

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…






My life companion name is
Alone
I call that with affection,
Loneliness
Sometimes,
If I feel exhausted from it
I want to divorce it
But thinking of divorce
I become powerless
Whereas,
Indeed,
Loneliness is vital
And also needed
So I stay attached to it
If it bothers; it's no problem
It does something, doesn't it?

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