Protect 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…






O' God,
Protect me
From those who keep
The poison in their tongue
Falsehood in their hearts
Cheating in their eyes
And
Sword in their hands

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