Ehsan Sehgal

Outward and Inward

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 journey of outward
And inward has destined destiny
Outwardly, no matter, I have nothing
However, inwardly,
I carry the treasure of spirituality
Outward will stay on earth
To become dust
Inward will fly to heaven
With spiritual richdom
It will be forever
I prefer it
Since no one can steal it