Ehsan Sehgal

I Feel The Same

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…

When I feel the pain in my heart
When I see deprivation of myself
When I experience the injustice
I imagine deeply over that
And realize, the same, of others, who
Suffer from such circumstances
I cannot bridge and stop
My tears and crying
I just raise my hands to pray
It is only still free and equal
For everyone.