Afkar Alvi an emerging indigenous Eastern poet

Afkar Alvi is a traditional Pakistani poet popular in ultra-traditional culture without academic or mainstream modern acceptance due to focus on regional languages. He uses endearing language in dialogue with his saint-mentor. He can be called Jawn Elia of regional culture representing sub-culture within national culture. He criticizes passive mystics and divisive literalists. He also discusses unrequited love. He is very popular on youtube with hundreds of thousands of viewers. He also alternates between national and regional languages. He also alludes to social justice using historical poetry of Karbala. He also criticizes blindly following inherited beliefs. He also refers to creation ex nihilo through Quranic term kun.

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