My Past

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…

She fell in love
I was young
And handsome
She enjoyed her life
Years and years
She turned to selfish
After I became old
She left me alone
It is my life
It is my destiny
I can think
But I cannot turn
My past
My young days
My desires
I sold myself
For nothing
Or to face loneliness
As; I am now facing.