My 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…

My life in a few lines
Collapse of career
Gloomy ways
Attack of diseases
Isolation and tears
The candle is going out, with time
It is fate or the oppression of society
I whisper to myself,
Holding tears in my eyes.