Ehsan Sehgal

Devoted Life

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 start the morning, praying God
And remembering you
I feel easy
And bloomy, breathing
My breath
First, I open and recite
The holy verses
And then your writing that
Shows your presence,
Which holds, and embraces
My life and feeling that
I have devoted only, for you.