Ehsan Sehgal

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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…

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I devote respect,
Love and smile
Certainly free
However, I write, for you
Don't judge and observe me,
I tell you in my words
I have only a broken heart
And tears, nothing else
Even that, I adore you
You will never perceive it.