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On Being Human (Paperback)

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By Ghazala Alam, Faiz Nawab (Photographer)
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On Being Human is a compilation of original poems by Ghazala Alam. Written in modern Urdu and English, each poem is introduced by an English preamble detailing her inspirations and insights. Accompanied by English transliteration, her poetry is informed by her experiences as an immigrant, woman, and a person of color. This distinct lens on life's challenges also reaffirms her faith in the human capacity to empathize, overcome, and seek justice. With a sensitive, sometimes satirical style, her poems touch upon social issues pertinent to modern, everyday life. Each poem uses simple but elegant language to comment insightfully on fundamental aspects of the human struggle for meaning in the face of adversity and turmoil. Tackling issues such as ego, PTSD, and rejection, as well as true love and generosity, Ghazala's poems strike a deep chord in readers and include a rallying cry for racial justice, a depiction of inner struggles of the mind, and much more.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781662937910
ISBN-10: 1662937911
Publisher: Gatekeeper Press
Publication Date: March 6th, 2024
Pages: 106
Language: English