Impossibility

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…






A bird,
Chukar Partridge loves
And worships the moon,
Even tries to reach
And touch that
But the impossibility
Remains unsustainable
Similarly, I love
And adore you
As like a Chukar
Unfortunately,
My fate is the same
As a Chukar
I stay flying around it.

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