23 Jun, 2007

Free Alejandro

23 Jun, 2007

Today I visit a downtown Houston Harris County jail, my first time in a prison in any country, even though my father was jailed for a year nearly half...

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21 Jun, 2007

In 8 days, René, Minal and I…

21 Jun, 2007

In 8 days, René, Minal and I will fly to Karachi so we can hang out in the heat, get replenished by family love, and night-time sea-breeze. I am...

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22 May, 2007

reality and dreams

22 May, 2007

Six years ago when I was teaching a young girls writing workshop, Making Noise, at the Inprint House, Marie Howe stopped by to write with us. She talked about...

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14 May, 2007

Karachi in flames. Again.

14 May, 2007

Karachi in flames. Again. May 12, 2007 Today, yesterday, The day before And other days to come: Shar-e-Faisal aka Drigh Road is closed C-L-O-S-E-D No way into the city,...

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01 May, 2007

Tearing Wires, Building Bridges

01 May, 2007

para Carolina, Rich y las estudiantes I-10, a ribbon stringing across the southern borders Of the USA (los estados unidos de américa), A freeway racing parallel to curling barbed...

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13 Apr, 2007

daily noise – the first one

13 Apr, 2007

In a rented car, I jump on Mass Turnpike and drive west toward South Hadley, Massachusetts, a quiet rural town that I haven’t seen for over twenty years. Exiting...

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