Ehsan Sehgal

Your Unawareness

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…

Every night
I sleep with new hope
Every new morning
I wake up and wait for you
I stay anxious,
Thinking of you all the time
I know
You are unaware
I have to bear
Until you realize
Or forever.