The sign of true love

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 waited, I wait
I shall wait
For the day
If you come
I will take you in my arms
I will seize you with my lips
I will feel your warm breath
Tasting your hair
And body fragrance
The time will stop
For a while
Love will perform its essence
A sweet, indelible touch
To purify our feelings
To make you mine with a title;
The sign of true love.