Mohammad Hoqouqi, Iranian poet and literary critic, passed away yesterday. It has been through his selections of contemporary Persian poetry and commentary that many of us learnt how to deal with poetry.
The flower felt down on soil and slept
O martyrs of garden! behold, another martyr.
گل از شاخه بر خاك افتاد و خفت
شهيدان باغ، اين شهيدي دگر