Ehsan Sehgal

Old Subject

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 joyful time when
I was like a love bird
I flew everywhere
First, he caged me
With his flirt
He enjoyed
Until he was ample of
His devotion and interest
After cutting my feathers
While unable to fly
He let me free
The painful time
I am now, old subject
I was like a love bird
I was like a love bird