Las Vegas only makes an impression if you don’t look past the illusion. Peek beyond the veil that the corporations have cast and its nothing more than a series of asphalt lanes and bus routes. For a tourist it bears the promise of endless pleasure, salivating strippers, heaving hedonism. For a resident, on the other …
I left word with God that I’d borrowed a book off him when he wasn’t looking – not one of the big ones,
Comedy from a world where beards hide the biggest surprises
Modern verse in a school setting
The second installment in a series of poems from Pakistan (and beyond)
The first in a series of poems from Pakistan
The lead soldier has a moustache,
just like Arrouj’s.
Neat, well trimmed,
Si Mimouni was kind
and friendly and open and good-looking.
He was also reputed to be really smart.
Since Harun died–
was killed, that is–
Warda hadn’t had many visitors.