Until My Last Breath

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 can feel
Your pain, your grief
Even when you smile
I can see
Your tears
Even you walk in the rain
My heart will breathe
In your heart
To inspire a happy feeling
My chest, my arms
Hold your face
Until I succeed
To scatter real smile on your face
I will stand with you together
In bright days and dark days
In ups and downs
Of your life
That's why
I ask you
For your hand in marriage
With all my truth
I still love you
It will stay until my last breath.

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