Tag Archives: Pakistan

Streets of Gold

Paki cabbie one fare more drives in Manhattan dreams of Lahore Tiffin man washes dishes catches the subway Lakshmi wishes Mexico’s son picks the ground tomatoes today a penny a pound Latina domestica behind the gates cares for the children … Continue reading

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An Orange Juice in Lahore

for my friends in Pakistan on the first night of Ramadan Garden Lahore in ninety-four during Winter Ramadan. Barefoot I, in the shadows of Aurangzeb’s Badshahi awash in murmurs of the faithful seeking God. Twilight in the courtyard echos of … Continue reading

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“I am American”

I rode a train in Africa through lands where once the Fascists came and people frowned and turned away when ‘ere they learned my family name. “No, I am an American!” a smile , a laugh a warm embrace “I … Continue reading

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