Ehsan Sehgal

Crying Destiny

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…

In the darkness of dreams
With the wearying hopes
Upon the thorns of waiting
Life is still
On the tiresome journey
For a new morning
For the happy days
Perhaps that would ever come
To enlighten my crying destiny
And wounded destination.