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…

If I am alone
Or with the people
Anywhere, any place
Every day, every time
I feel someone
In every heartbeat
That feeling is so powerful
So beautiful
So attractive
So spirited
Like angelic appearance
In my heart, mind, and soul
I cannot avoid that
Even if I try to avoid
But I always let it go
By the unseen
Power of someone
You know
Who is that someone
In my heartbeat
Yes, now I know
After Cardiologist diagnosed
On my heart
There was the tattoo
Breathing your name
In the red colour.