East and West Conversation Freedom of Expression

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…






East and West Conversation
Freedom of Expression

A- Hi, you a bastard,
what are doing you, all that?

B- Hi, you, fucking, be civil

A- Oh, sorry sir, I thought,
here is freedom of the expression,
but you are uncivil too!

B- Shut up, I make the rules,
so I can break it as well as,
but not you.

A- Ah, OK sir, I admire you
that you accept that, but
your seniors do not confess that.

B- Because we are brave
and civilized

A- Congratulation,
now I know enough, thanks

B- Silly ones, uncivilized people
don't know the rules

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