Ego's Prisoner

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…

Maybe, you were insane
You didn't know
Or unaware
You didn't respect me
You tried to humiliate me
In the public
Your intentions were ugly
And falsely
Your way of attitude
Encouraged others
To harass and cheat me
Damage and hurt me,
But you failed
In your plan
You are purely selfish
Sadist, liar and unfair
You are just
Your ego's prisoner
You don't think
And care others
Never again
You will be capable
To reach me.