I Have Left

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…






I have left to do love
It does nothing
Except,
Anxiety
Waiting
Waste of time
And loss of money
On the Internet
Or on the Mobile
Even for a witch
And an ugly person
I have become a westerner
No waiting
No anxiety
Just a call,
A call girl
The world's youthful
And the beautiful
Fulfils her services
And makes
My desires coloured
With her beauty
And every time
A new girl, a new taste
I have left to do love.

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