Love, And It Is

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…

Oh, angel ma'am
The beauty of character
The melody of speech
The colours of smiles
The attraction
Of the bright eyes
The symbol of patience
And tolerance
What you will test
In person,
Who is the dust
Of the dead desires
You only have to do
To take the dust
In your hands
Put into that
Your devotion and truth
As God said;
Be, and it is
You just say
Love, and it is
I will be reborn
With your love.