Ehsan Sehgal

To Rule My Whole

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…

You know
I am your soul
The meaning
Of your love
The breath of affection
The essence
Of your heart and mind
My dedication is devotion
The dress and cover
Of your life
O my sweet destiny
Without me
You are not complete
You know that
Be open to me
And come, come
Throw all hesitations
To rule my whole.