Ehsan Sehgal

Thornlike Journey

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 writings that I write
In mother tongue
Become targeted of jealousy
By country mates
The thoughts that I think
In foreign language
Become a victim of literary ego
By its native ones
It is a thornlike journey
I breathe among such envious ones
And egoists.