Ehsan Sehgal

Your Absence

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…

If you come not
I feel uncomfortable
Every session of the forum
Stays tedious, and empty
Without You

I thought and decided,
What shall I present,
To You, today?
My heartbeat
Whispered in my ears
And suggested to me;
Your Heart.