I Stay Thinking

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…






Sometimes I think
In the loneliness of life
Two hearts that stayed beating together
The eyes that stayed waiting
In discomfort without each other
And restless without each other
Neither interested in work nor felt hungry
Then how and why
Heartbeats that went beating together
Turn into separation,
Forgetting everything
Sometimes I think
In the loneliness of life
They would ever think
Those who separate
Heartbeats of the heart together
The discomfort that stayed
Causing restlessness
Return again
To become worried for each other
And then feel the same heartbeats together
Sometimes I think
In the loneliness of life

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