The Waves Of Love

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…

When I was at SOAS
The University of London
I felt in my conception
The fragrance
Of your entity
Your happy smiles
Like waves of the breeze
Your breaths
Like soft music
I heard,
Your sweet voice
Like the nightingale
Your way of talking
Like snowfall
But when I read
Your tragedies
Your wounds of the heart
Caused by selfish people
Anytime and anywhere
I will see you
To heal you
To bring back
At your status of joy
You deserve that.