Ehsan Sehgal

Love Until Death

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 did deliberately
On the one hand,
Just to tease you
And on the other hand
To drive, those people away
Who, they are jealous
And they don't want to see
Your happiness,
Your love and devotion
For a stranger
He, who is your true love
Your heart and your soul
I know, and I am sure that
Your feeling of affection is true
You also believe and trust me
I always keep my words of promise
There is no one other than you
Who has the place in my heart
I will keep my love for you
Until my death