Ehsan Sehgal

The Past

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 try hard not to think
But the memories
Of my past are
Bitter, sad, painful
And the failure of my life
That attack my mind and heart
And influence me that
I cannot help to stop
The tears in my eyes
That flow through my cheeks
And fall, on the ground
And absorb in the clay
I stay silent
With my wounded desires
And I am living with that
Without any expectations

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