Ehsan Sehgal

I Know You

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…

You do not know
That I know you
I know
Your childhood
The hard time
Traveling here and there
Unsure, insecure
I know
You always missed
Love of your dear ones
You felt the pain of all humans
You got the pain on the pain
You lose your shadow
Of your parents
You became alone
In this cruel world
You started to pen
Your feelings, your emotions
In your writing, in your poetry
I could not come to give you a heart
I was too late, out of your time
Suddenly you discovered me
And fell in affection
I do not know
What shall happen
I know only that
You are towards the right destination.