Ehsan Sehgal

Waiting

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…






Perhaps there is
Any letter
Any message
Or you may yourself
Come
Every day,
I open the door
Having many hopes
If, saw nothing
With heavy steps
I go back to the room
And sit on the chair
Closing my eyes
Thinking you
Wait for another day
Then to new hope
I do not know
Since when
I am living
Or dying.

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