The Fly Away

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…

Your sweet talks
The flowery words
With its fragrance
The warm style
Of delivery
This longing, love
I know
It makes honey
For its food
And own provision
After that
It flies away
Like honey bees
To do the same
Anywhere else.