I Am 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 am on my way
To face coming
Ugly monsters
And the subjects
Of evil
I have forgotten
And forgiven all
Do not fool yourself
And, nor make a fool
Anyone else again
I do not care anymore
You are someone
The higher person
Whoever you are
Whatever you are
You do not match
With my calibre
Go away
You are unworthy
Unwise, even unfortunate
In my eyes
I am sorry to say
In such a rude way
Sorry, sorry.

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