West Is The Cage Of White Hypocrisy

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…

My decision to migrate
For a brighter career
And the eclectic insight of life
That I failed, to achieve
The feeling of deprivation prevailed;
Far Away from the motherland
Missing of family and friends
Lost of culture and surroundings
Lack of hearing street music
And glorious five Azans:
The religious calling for the prayers
Above all, such consequences
I realize the bitter truth that
The majority of the West is a hypocrite
Holding the cage of white hypocrisy
I couldn't breathe as equally
Which I expected, to breathe
What is that, can someone tell?
Is it civilized slavery,
Or modern politics?
Since I cannot address
And dress it.

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