Ehsan Sehgal

Wrong Expectation

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…

The most awkward and
Ridiculous reality is that
You invent
And manufacture the bombs
And weapons;
You sell that,
And you also train,
How to trigger;
Regardless of that
You expect in a return
The rain of flowers
The breeze of peace
Instead of bullets
And fire
I can feel all such sequels
I cannot trace
Where lies the sense,
And nonsense?