War Of Memories

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 wer…

Thoughts become cruel
When that
Knock the old memories
Take me there
I feel sad
I feel pain
And cry
On the cruelty,
Unjust, misdeeds
And malpractices
By the people
It is like a continuous war
Between thoughts and life
But it is a fact
Even though
I do not want that,
I know
The war will stay
Between thoughts
And memories
Until departure of the soul
From the body
Without defeat or win.

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