NEGATION by Sadiqullah Khan

Negation

‘Once you label me you negate me.’
Soren Kierkegaard

Clubbed afoot into negation please
You are this and that -then you are –
Scottish bagpipe or wear turban thick,
Add third names or speak a tongue,
Gendered bipartisan and wear belief.
You are a negation unto yourself
Orange, black, dark white, brown yellow,
Yell a word and have same divine
Differently named, from other continent,
Terror a name to some few ascribed
More so much more so more negations
Or a front cover your cartoon run
Or seven countries put on travel ban
President’s speech to parliament banned.

Sadiqullah Khan
Islamabad
February 7, 2017.

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