The Truth

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…






The truth is that
And it is bitter
O, my beloved
I am neither your destiny
Nor you are my fortune
The wisdom is that
We should leave
And forget each other
You have not the courage
To fight with society
I am not, in position
To conflict with people
Let us say goodbye
Though
O, my beloved
I love you so much
I love you so much.

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