Ehsan Sehgal

I Was Your Affection

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…

Do you ever miss me?
I was your love
Your destination, your life
My name was as a chaplet
In your every breath
My love was as a heartbeat
In your heart
Have you choked your breath?
Am I not in your heartbeat now?
Have you killed me there?
Just chase and realize your thoughts
I live still in that
Eviction from life is possible
But from thoughts is impossible
Do you ever miss me?
Do you ever miss me?