Ehsan Sehgal

You Defeated Yourself

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…

As I told you
It was impossible
To reach me
To enter my kingdom
To see my Divine gifted
Glories of colours
Reality of the secrets
And love feelings
Swimming, dancing
Everywhere for everyone
My singing heart
Making music with the heartbeat
The storming and streaming
Entire entity
In the influence of spirituality
You were not pure, and fair
In your heart and mind
You failed
You defeated yourself
You humiliated yourself
I am the same
On my same place
No one can reach
Without having the truth
Never had I seen
The lies ever prevail.