Tuesday, October 18, 2016

He was born in 1948, so he's

straight-up Pakistani, not some
pre-Partition guy we can claim
as our own. Now the trouble is,
how do I wipe clean all those
evenings, growing up, when
drunk on his voice, we heard
"Afreen Afreen", losing all our
cares, not knowing Nusrat was theirs.

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