Ehsan Sehgal

See In The Eyes

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…

My madness
See in the eyes
My love's truth
See in the eyes

Words are words
Can be the lie
The wounds of the heart
See in the eyes

Outward appearances
Are not of the inside
Mourning of the death
Of the life
See in the eyes

Do not look
The false smile
On the face
The aging of the hope
See in the eyes

Exists no shame
And disappear emotions
The wonder in eye
See in the eyes

Helpless words
In this event
The shame of defeat,
See in the eyes.