Hold Me

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…

My life was in the darkness
I travelled in the sorrows
You came into my life
As the light
And all sides turned to lighten
That awakened me
And I felt true love
I have a new morale
I know Rumi's Philosophy
Today I have the pleasure to be
I considered and understood
Love life
Today my covenant with you
Hold my hands
In your hands
Come into my arms
Swear to die
And live together
I am the disciple of love
Come, celebrate love
Come, celebrate love
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