Whirlpool Of Life

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…

Waves of remembrance
Turn out, as the sea whirlpool
Distances cause as
Life becomes a dream

Whenever my beloved
Lands upon my thoughts,
Heartbeats trigger
Unexplained longings

When breaks and collapses,
The dams of the eyes, then
River of the tears
Flows as a flood

If, exists not sweetness
In the conversation
The bitterness of that
Spoils friendly relations

If, the burden of life journey
Stays upon shoulders
Difficulties make things
More difficult.

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