A Bowl Of Vision

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…

Since entire of my life
I have been dressing
My ego drum
As like a bride
Without the dowry of vision
In the dome of empty mind
That didn't ever succeed
I buried it alive
Now I am in experiments
Gripping the crutches
Holding the visionary bowl
In my hands
For the people of city
As a sign of a lesson
Bearing tears in eyes
I see everywhere
Everyone is busy
To dress up
All such brides
The history is laughing out at me.

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