Essence Of Poetry

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…






Words are the attire of poetry
Rhyme and such elevations
Establish the beauty of poetry
However,
The essence of poetry is,
The level of fiction
That becomes
As the heartbeat of the heart
As the breath for blood circulation
As the soul of an entity
As music for voice
All that
Compose the meaning,
Which one has to feel
Before understand
It is an unnoticed treasure,
Making rich everyone
In all dimensions,
Without telling.

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