The Purity

Ehsan Sehgal

Your talk has not the purity
Your justice has not the purity
Your law has not the purity
Your mind has not the purity
Your life has not the purity
Your thoughts
Have also not the purity
Even your lies,
Your shamelessness
Have not the purity and truth
That cross its limits too
Finally, why do you live
And for whom
Are that not sufficient
For you
To drown and die?
At least in that context
Be the pure and fair
To prove.

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Ehsan Sehgal born Khawaja Ehsan Elahi Sehgal is a Dutch-Pakistani origin Urdu poet and writer who moved to The Netherlands in 1978. He is also a journalist and activist for democracy and the freedom of the press and of speech., He was born on 15 November 1951 in Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan and obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Urdu literature. In addition, he also received the LL.B. law degree from Karachi University., He has received awards from Indian and European Urdu literary organisations, in recognition of his literary achievements, and is famous for his poetry book Zarb-e-Sukhan, in the Urdu-speaking world. The Daily Times describes the book as a "splendid poetry collection." Besides that he has published a collection of aphorisms in Dutch, English and Urdu., Moreover, his many ghazals and naats have been composed and sung by various singers of Pakistan. Sehgal has also written a novel and several books of poetry; his articles have been published in various Urdu newspapers.

Last updated July 09, 2015