Brighten My Heart

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…

O my dearest beloved
I have spent my life
Without gaining anything
I now dare to ask nothing
In the last life period
Do not know
How far goes that
I am just here
For the hope
You may become
The light
And brighten my heart
There is the darkness
For a long time,
For a long time.