Ehsan Sehgal

Remembrance Travels With Me

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 a lie runs unexampled
As a result,
The fall occurs,
In each minute

A bitter feeling
In bitter journey
Such rotation runs,
For the months to years

What are words than
Just an expression
Only wealth runs
In the world

One gets back, penalty
As a fate
Whenever one
Moves and plays a trick

I am not sad,
Without you; in your absence
Since remembrance of you
Travels with me

One, who understands
And knows its life,
Lives within its limits
And ways