Author Archive for Masood Raja

Gaza 2009

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I wrote this poem on the invasion of Gaza in 2008-9. Sadly, things have not changed much since then.   Walking Home (on 2008-9 Invasion of Gaza) Like three dolls in a toy bed One girl, two little boys With…

Workshop on Scholarly Publishing 2014

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In July 2014, I was invited to conduct a two-day workshop at National University of Modern Languages, Lahore campus. I am delighted to report that the workshop was heavily attended and garnered a lot of interest. Provided below are four…

Gaza 2014

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A Catalog of my SilencesThis is a catalog of my silenceA record of words unsaidOf failed guarantees, muted testimoniesOf going on, despite the calls of the dead. The Afghan dead–in thousandsThe raped and tortured bodies of BosniaOf young girls plucked from…