Ehsan Sehgal

The Journey of Human and Sun

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 the sun rises and shines
On the universe, every morning
Every human awakes, each morning
With new hopes and desires,
Carrying and bearing
Poisonous struggles
With the tiresome journey
For maintaining life and society
As the sun sets every evening
Into darkness
As human returns to its place
With the gloom of thoughts
At such a struggling ways
Human organs will surrender
Turning by turning
Human will bury its hopes and desires
To sleep, for immortal life
The journey of the sun will stay
Indeed, continuously
Until the burst of the entire universe.