Ehsan Sehgal

Your Tears

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…

I will hold your tears
Into my eyes
In return
I will emboss my smiles,
Upon your lips
So that
You always stay smiling
I promise surely
I swear earnestly
Since you are my love
You are my breath
And life.