My Love Is Forever

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 did not know you
And nor I had any clue
Who you were
But I just trusted
Because of my nature
I did not lie; I was in love
As a straightforward person
I opened my heart doors
To welcome you, to adore you
To serve my rest of life
To respect, honour and love you
Love, pure and glorious love
Yes, that love
Even you could not imagine
You took the wrong way
And suspicious people
To approach me
I also condoned that
Just for you
When I realised, you were not fit
In my standard
My true love turned back
In my broken heart
I still love you until my life
But I do not wait for you anymore.