Ehsan Sehgal

What I Do

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…






Anyone comes
Anyone goes
What I do
I have left thinking
I have broken off
From the world
I have not the ambition
And nor the intention
The result of the desires
Is only sadness
And the world gave pain
I have worn silence
I have taken patience
I have seen the world
And people
Why should I complain
They have not feelings
They are unconscious
Anyone comes
Anyone goes
What I do.

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