Love With Truth

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…

Tall and slim
Dark, and appealing eyes
The beauty within beauty
I wish I could open
For you
Your car doors
To hold your hands
In my hands
If you stumble
I catch you quickly
In my arms
Feeling the touch
Of your soft
And perfumed body
With my body
Then, I would dare
To endorse my love
With my lips
Onto your sweet lips
For a real affection
In this selfish time
You will find nowhere
Such love with truth, honour
And vision.