Needy Or Not Needy

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 illustrate
A visionary scenario
Within the story
Of the words
To understand the reality
A hungry person
Do not
And will not
Hesitate to eat
When food is ready
And served
But a full stomach
Will not care
And even will ignore that
Similarly,
I see the similarity
With comparison
Between the lover and beloved
To figure out the fake
And genuine
The needy or not needy
Such context and concept
Apply to them too
The truth is visible
And naked
For the verdict

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