Ehsan Sehgal

I Am The Mystery

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 am the mystery
I feel, I see
Invisible from visible,
Visible from invisible
I let that happen
I hear
The meaningless voices
My power of thoughts
My strength of spirit
Dress up the voices
My heart inspires
And discloses
The secrets
The disguised subjects
My prayers do
Disable to work
And oust
The awkward objects,
People become surprised
I am the mystery
I feel; I see.