Ehsan Sehgal

Afraid Of Love

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…






The burden of thoughts
Stay in the mind

I feel as head, is separate
From the body

Thousands of times, I wanted that,
Even I had a painful experience

However, I couldn't dare it
To put my heart at risk again

Just for my idiotic dreams,
Which have not any worth

Time is hard; beauties are disloyal
So I am afraid of love

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