Ehsan Sehgal

The Secret

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…






The secret
Does not stay the secret
In the eyes of wisdom
In the source of inspiration
As the shadow
Does not disappear
Anywhere
If everywhere is sunlight
And light
I care the respect
And honour
Of someone
Oh, poet, otherwise
I am aware of
Every game of the mask
Within the mask.

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