I Am Always Late

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 am always late
I always make the mistake
I do not know
It is my madness
Or it is my fate
I dream a dream
For years and years
In that I see, I talk
With my lovely, sweet
And graceful soul mate
Pure, clean
And far from hate
I feel so beautiful that
How it is great
For that
For such a colourful soul
I can wait
To hold and take
In my arms
But I am afraid
I am always late
I hope this time
I will not make any mistake

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