Ehsan Sehgal

Just Tell Me

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…

Listen to people sometimes
If someone asks you
Give an answer
But your silence
What should I name it
Can I ask
It's your shame
Or it's your pride
Just tell me
Do you want me
To go away,
From your life
Or you want it
I stay with you and become
Love of your life
Just tell me,
Without hesitation
And the fear.