Ehsan Sehgal

I Am For 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…






You do not need many rings
With many colours
For your tapering fingers
You need only one ring
With breathing diamond
That would display
On your speaking entity
As spiritual lights
Your dark black eyes
As like the deer's eyes
Waiting for me
To become, the happy tears
You found me
Because I am for you
And created only for you
I am waiting too
For the Divine consent
To become
Each other's destiny
As the unique figures
Of the world.

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