Gaza 2014

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…

On Negotiating with Taliban

Recently the negotiations between the Taliban and Pakistani government have been one of the major daily stories in the Pakistani and international media. My purpose here is not to deride this recent attempt at peace by the Pakistani government, but…