Ehsan Sehgal

You Will Realize

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…

You may ignore me
Oh, my child
But such love, which
I have in my heart
For you,
You may not find
Anywhere else
On this planet
You don't feel that, today
You will realize it, tomorrow
When you shall have the child
And you would be saying
That's what
I am telling you today.