Self-Praise

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…






Invest
Your vision
Do not test
Without that
Open the doors of
Your vision
And then test
Any writing of mine
You will taste
The best
I am not in a way
Of language or culture
But just in the way
Of the vision
And inspiration
In that sense
I am Rumi of the East
I am Shakespeare of the West
On the blue planet
Treat me as foremost
I am the literary guest.

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