Ehsan Sehgal

The Truth Wins

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 have reached a place
Where the reality
And worth of all things
Becomes visible
With its full description
One cannot surpass
And counter that
Using its resources
Offer of status, wealth
Career, and worldly dignity
That cannot win me
I am the reality
Within every phase
Only the truth is a way
To enter and win
My heart and mind
One should know the importance
Of the truth and the reality
Before claiming of love
Without the truth
A lover doesn't reach its beloved
I am truth and love.

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