I Wish I Could

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 wish I could be your love
I wish I could devote
My life for your life
My joy for your joy
My smile for your smile
My dream for your dream
I wish I could twist
My fingers in your hairs
I wish I could kiss
Your sweet lips
Your lovely eyes
Your shining forehead
I wish I could take you
In my arms
To give you
The pleasure of the entire universe
I wish I could do all that
I love you till my death
My heart, my mind
And my soul is only for you
Forever.

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