Ehsan Sehgal

Pain Behind The Smile

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…






What would I say,
What is behind the whispering lips?
No one knows how much pain
I carry and bear behind the smile
Life has become tired of tiredness
Something is behind that journey sound.

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