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Poets, Politics & Pakistan: “Staying Safe: Signs of Attitude Change in My Townsfolk,” by Ernest Dempsey

I asked my friend Ernest Dempsey (pen name of Karim Khan) to write some personal notes about the recent Pakistani elections. I was always so impressed that each time we corresponded, he was busily scribbling away on his poetry collection and other literary endeavors. His latest is inclusion in Howard Wu’s anthology “Random Thoughts,” one […]