Ehsan Sehgal

O' My Beloved Princess

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 have decorated my love
With the feeling of as a father
With the care of as a brother
With the trust as a friend
With the guidance, love,
And respect of, as a lover
And life companion
Only for you,
Do you hear me
Do you realize it?
I am as near as your heartbeat
O' my beloved princess
Do you believe me?