Ehsan Sehgal

Like A Firefly

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…

Lots of beauties
Touched my heart
Some of them also came
Into the heart
But left all
I waited and waited
For a sincere person
My hope became despair
I could not find
Such one who could stay
In my heart forever
I am in the dark ways
Like a firefly,
I am light, within myself
The light of true love
To enlighten all hearts
And minds
For their way and destination.