DeathTowards Alive

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 death comes there
Where is the life
Do I ever have been alive
And lived?
Just now,
The dead body is here
For the burial later
I was dead long ago.