Thinking Of You

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 feel, O my beloved
I live in you
I am within your power
And surrounded
By your eyes, lips
And beautiful figures
Of your body
I am a prisoner
Of your sweet, silent
And true love
You are my life
My world
My paradise
Waiting for you
My waiting eyes
I can't breathe
Without thinking
Of you
Day and night
I don't know
It is wrong or right
I feel, O my beloved
I live in you.