His face was not so well known and his pen-name was carefully concealed.
It made its appearance under a pen-name in England—anonymously in America.
Waf was his pen-name and he put together a dwn in verse not bad.
As Ishkmsh is not in Badakhshn, it is odd he should have made it his pen-name.
Of four writers using the pen-name Ahl (Of-the-people), viz.
Hundreds of puns had been made on his pen-name, but this was probably his first and only attempt, and it still remains the best.
He made dil his pen-name and composed good verses but not sufficient to form a dwn.
Every Persian poet has a takhallu (pen-name) which he introduces into the last couplet of each ode (Erskine).
One such request went from Sidney under the pen-name of "Ellen Douglas."
In 1854-5 he published several volumes of poems under the pen-name of "Melanter."