Ehsan Sehgal

God Breezes In My Aorta

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…

My heart
Where vibrates love
My mind
Where circulates knowledge,
My tongue
Where waves sweetness,
My eyes
Where displays equality
My behaviour
Where flowers, perfuming
My character
Where stays purity of respect,
I practice all that
To please
To encourage,
To heal,
Everyone, without distinctions
I am it; I stay it
It is my belief
It is my life
Since God breezes into my aorta