Let Be So

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…

I stay unaware
Awareness causes the pain
Thinking of you is my life
You are
In my sleepless nights
And dreams of open eyes
I try hard
To throw you out
Of my mind and memory
But I feel powerless
That compels me to surrender
And let that go
If life is so, let be so
The time will that fix
And make the right
On the healing direction.

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