“deeply/ curious then to travel, be travelled through/carrying possibilities, the wish for many lives…” Poem of the Week (January 20), by Khaled Javaid Jan. Translated from Urdu by Kathrine Sowerby.Read More
Dr. Khalid Javaid Jan is a writer and documentary filmmaker who was born in Lahore. He is the author of 5 books of poetry and 15 books on medical and political subjects. His best known poem is perhaps ‘Main Baghi Hoon’ (I am a rebel), which became a poem of resistance against oppression, resulting in Dr. Jan being imprisoned and tortured by the military regime.