Two poems by Moniza Alvi

  Two extracts from At the Time of Partition         17   And Where? Pakistan! the crowd roared. Pakistan Zindabad! Long live Pakistan! This country – her country. A nation in its instability, one that could change lives with the suddenness of a blow to the head. And Jinnah – his photograph was everywhere, in the newspaper, on crumbling walls. Jinnah, in his elegant … Continue reading Two poems by Moniza Alvi