No Escape

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…

Throw out all worries
If the doctors might fail
To cure the diseases
God is a great power
God can heal that
Believe it
Just pray
And see the miracles
No one can decrease
Or increase
Even your seconds
Except, the Almighty God
Who protects the right ones
From the evil, and evil people
Tod's grip comes silently
There can be no escape.