Ehsan Sehgal

I Remember

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 remember my home
I remember my town
I remember my childhood
And the youth days
I remember my friends
I remember loving
And affection
I remember my home soil
And its natural smelling
But painful fact is that
I do not remember
To myself
I do not remember
The Self
My thoughts become wounded
My past is dancing
In my tears