Ehsan Sehgal

It's You

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…

Beyond months and years
Far away from distinctive-thoughts
My devotion
My adoration
My affections
My emotions will stay;
In your heart-beats
Sing in your veins
Whisper in your dreams

One day you will realize
Something is missing
In your pulse of feeling
In your breath of love
Realize it before that happens

I will stay writing
Until it touches
Your heart and mind

The fragrance of Blossom is my breath,
It is only You, realizing that
You are impossible,
Oh, my fate, I cannot help.