Ehsan Sehgal

Glimmer As Stars

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…

My love magnifies such might
That touches the hearts, with insight

Throwing out hatred, anger
And jealousy of self-dynamite

To affix empathy, harmony, love
And journey of polite

To blossom life, for correct and right
Towards a way of bright

Choose words that glimmer in the minds
As indeed the stars at night

Forgive, tolerate for humanity
Inspire always that and write

Just smile, be patient, be great
Avoid, ignore flaws, don't bite