Ehsan Sehgal

About You, For You

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…

About you, for you
I thought and thought
Days, weeks, months,
And years long
You didn't respond
Upon my feelings
I couldn't dare to initial,
And carry the one-sided effort
To reach you
For nothing
I still breathe hope,
With my collapsing-hopes
Because it breezes my breath
It beautifies the heartbeat
It comforts my mind
Thus, I can delight
And enjoy my life,
With You
I still hope that.