Awaiting Your Arrival

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 am, who lives,
In heartbeats of your heart,
Who waves,
In your eyes,
Who exists,
In your thoughts,
Who interprets the illustration,
And visibility of your dream,
Who breathes,
In your breathing
I am golden truth
I am your home, city, and land,
Peace and confidence
I am,
Love with its utmost reality
I am life, within your life
Oh, my destiny
I will await your arrival
In my entire life.