The night it rained
Gholam Heidari (alias Heidari Vojoudi) (1939). He was born in one of the villages of Panjshir. He first studied in religious schools and then studied in elementary school. In 1954, he went to Kabul and benefited from the presence of preechers such as Sufi Ashqari, Shayegh Jamal, Abdul Hamid Sufi, Khal Mohammad Khasteh, Malek o shoa’raa Bitab, Navid and Fekri Saljoughi. He worked for a while in the Ministry of Education and then worked in the Kabul Public Library. In poetry, he follows Rumi and Bidel and the theme of his poems is mysticism and Sufism. Vojoudi is a sonneteer and his poems are full of mystical and romantic themes.
Part of the book:
Yahya was more upset that night. Everything seemed mysterious to him. Unknown anxiety clings to his heart every moment. Every time he looked out of the window, a dumb sadness entered his heart. The faint light of the moonlight seemed sad to him. He was hearing A little girl’s vulnerable shouts in distance which reminded him if a vague memory, it crossed his mind that a little girl has fallen into the clutches of wild animals and is screaming. His mother, as usual, was sitting on a bench in the yard, reciting the Qur’an. His mother’s voice was sad. He thought his mother was screaming from inside of a world full of sorrow. From time to time a loud explosion in the distance was heard…