Love Holds The Values

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 love holds the values
Of the honor, respect
And the truth
I do not let anyone
To practice playing
The game of humiliation
My love is not the showpiece
To touch, judge, and go
Towards others
That fulfills one's needs
And sexual desires
Love is not that
Nor devotion
It is only a business
To buy that, use that
And reject that for the new
It is the behavior
Of a person,
Who is the sex addicted,
And never becomes satisfied
With the one, even multiples.

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