Ehsan Sehgal

Devoted To God

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 always forgive
Whatever one does wrong
To damage and hurt me
However, I cannot forget
That stays as the memories
Occupying my mind
I learn from that
A right way is only
To stay away from such ones
And new risks
I am neither prey nor for sold
As I am already
On the stage of old is gold
Therefore, any world-beauty
And influence can't prevail
Since I have devoted
My life to God
There exists only and all times
The real peace, calm, and love