Rain and Sea

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…






Never desire to cross
The lines of your life
Come and understand
The reality and nature
Within every entity
As the illustration in the words
Be the rain to nourish nature
It is your instinct
It is the power of you
If you become,
Fast and hard rain
Do not try to surpass
Or conflict the sea,
If you do that
You destroy yourself
Your entity disappears
Into the sea
Stay within limits
You win everything
Sit on the flight of the wisdom
Enjoy the perception of that journey
Take the command of your life
In your hands
Towards the right direction

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