Crying Is Fate Of Life

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…

Crying is the fate of my life
I bear the burden of tears' rain
In the boat of eyes
Even though
I spray the fragrance of love
And support
For humanity without distinctions
As a result,
I face jealousy, cruelty, and enmity
Often I ask myself
The fate I bear and wear
It had written by God
Or it is the task of evil-minded
I look at the end of my sight
How far is still my happiness?
Would I ever reach that
Before I die?