I Cannot Eliminate

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 know the truth
I conceive the truth
And I accept that
We are not together
We were not together
We will not be together
My dreams crash to the pieces
When I opened my eyes
Nothing was there
Except, the memories
Sweet and bitter
I am still walking alone
On the way of desires
Knowing that
All is the mirage
I want to forget everything
But memories, thoughts
In that, you live
Without physical appearance
Always thinking of you
That makes me
Confused and depressed
Maybe, it is the feeling of guilt
I am so weak and compelled
I cannot eliminate
The shadow of your memories
Even I do not know why?

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