Ehsan Sehgal

Oh, My Land

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…

We will be the symbol
Of your honour
And patriotism
We will talk
Your dignity
Your pride
Your, worth
Your love
Oh, my land
My beloved land
The day will come
The light will rise
For happy times
The darkness
Will not prevail.