Ehsan Sehgal

Very Sorry

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…

I did not know
I did not promise
I just lied
To do, away from you
In your favour
And your lovely life
I hurt myself
With my lies
I did not want
A person who spies,
Made the false moves
And fake ways
To achieve ugly intentions
But I also pretended
As I fell in love
To counter and dodge you
I apologise
I am not a person
Who causes to hurting others
I do not know
How will you feel
If you were real and serious
That makes me worry
And also sorry, very sorry
For all awkward events
That separated us.