Nissim Ezekiel (1924–2004) was one of the finest Indian poets of the emerging modernism in Indian literature. He was not only a pioneer contributor to Indian-English poetry but also a prolific dramatist, critic, broadcaster, and social commentator. Alongside that, he was also a professor of literature. His poetry is full of witticism, symbolism, irony, and wordplay. Explore some of his best-known poems below.