My Favorite Poet Essay & Paragraph

Modern educated and thoughtful people read poetry and enjoy the beauty of art. It is very common that every reader of poetry chooses a poet as his favorite poet. That is why ‘Who is your favorite poet’ is a frequently asked question. Students also face this question in their exams. So, here is a bunch of essays and paragraphs about your favorite poet.

My Favorite Poet Essay and Paragraph
Rabindranath and Nazrul are the favorite poets of most Bengalis.

My Favorite Poet Essay

By: Haque, Words: 400; For class 9-10/SSC

Introduction: My favorite poet is Kazi Nazrul Islam. He is the rebel poet of Bengali literature. He is one of the greatest poets of Bangladesh.

Why He is My Favorite Poet: When I go through his poems, I feel joy. His “Agni Bina”, “Bisher Banshi”, “Jugabani”, “Rikter Bedan”, etc. are my favorite readings. His works inspired all to fight against all evils. His works inspired us in our liberation struggle.

Early Life: Kazi Nazrul Islam was born on the 11th Jaistha, 1306 B. S. in the village Churulia of Burdwan in West Bengal. He lost his father at an early age. He got his religious lessons in the village Maktab. He passed the lower primary examination with credit. Even in his boyhood, he could write poems. He joined the village “Letto” party which entertained the villagers with various performances. He composed songs and theatrical booklets for them. For the poverty of his family, he had to take up the job of a primary school teacher.

Nazrul was a boy of an adventurous spirit. When he was 12 years old, he fled away to Asansol. He worked in a baker’s shop. Later on, he was taken to a village of Mymensingh by a Muslim Sub-inspector of police. He got himself admitted into the Darirampur High School.

Joining Army: The first World War broke out. He gave up his studies, joined the Bengal Regiment, and went to the war. For his bravery in war, he was promoted to Havildar.

Literary Activities: Even in army life, he did not stop his literary composition. After the war, he came back to Calcutta and devoted himself to literary works. His remarkable poem ‘Bidrohi’ was first published in a weekly magazine called ‘Bijli’. His most famous works are ‘Agni Bina’, ‘Bisher Banshi’, ‘Dolanchapa’, ‘Sarbahara’, ‘Bandhanhara’, ‘Rkter Bedan’, etc. He was put to jail for writing ‘Agni Bina’. But he did not stop writing. He composed many verses and prose in the jail. Nazrul was not only a poet but also a great singer. He wrote many patriotic and Islamic songs. As a poet and singer, he has hardly any equal.

Poet of Freedom: Nazrul devoted his mighty pen to the cause of the country. He was a poet of oppressed people.

His Death: In 1942, he was attacked with an incurable disease of the brain. Since then he remained silent. He died on 29th August 1976 in Dhaka. He was buried by the Dhaka University mosque. But he lives in his works.

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My Favorite Poet Paragraph, 100 Words

By: Haque, For class 7-8/JSC, 05-02-’22

Rabindranath Tagore is my favorite poet. He is considered to be the greatest Bengali writer of all time. Tagore is not just a poet, he is a great writer with many talents. He was a playwright, a novelist, a short story writer, a critic, a painter, an essayist, and a philosopher. He started writing in his childhood and continued it till his death. Due to his contribution, Bengali literature has gained worldwide recognition. All his compositions are extraordinary and incomparable, yet I especially like his poems the most. His poetry echoes the deepest emotions of the human mind. I find my own portrait in his poems. That is why Rabindranath is my favorite poet.

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