You Ignored 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…

You did not realize
I had come, how far once
Just for you
Even against my habit
And my values
To honour
To adore
Your wisdom, love, affection
Your sincerity and truth
Without knowing you
I decided to give my life
To love you until my death
You did not value that
You ignored me with humiliating
I sadly pushed myself back
Where I was
You did not feel my appearance
You did not see my heartfelt love
That saw everyone
I hope you will also not feel
My disappearance
Now I have found the refuge
Within me
It is harmless
It is calm forever.