Ehsan Sehgal

Life On The Journey

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…

We are on a long journey
We left the past
We are in the present
Life still has to face the difficulties
The struggle is the life
No one knows
Where is the destination
When and how it will end
And the next journey
When will start
Towards immortal life,
To meet hell or heaven
Forever punish
Or reward
It depends on what we did
But very few,
Think about that
No one bothers
Whether it is hell
Or it is heaven
We are travelling
Just for the ego
To surpass all things
For own motives.