With Sinking Hopes

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 is pure
Without jewelry
Without pretending
It stays, as it is
Since I purify it
With my tears
I had it for You
It remains for You
Still watching and waiting
Upon your way
With the sinking hopes.

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