Poetry word is beautiful in itself everyone has a different definition of poetry. Some people associate it with something that delights their soul whereas for some it is something that evokes a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience or specific emotional response. Every poet has a different way of writing poetry. As it is a famous form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhyming language.
India has many great poets which create or give a new form to poetry . Here are five famous Hindi poets.
1 Kabir- Sant Kabir was a great spiritual poet whose most writings were influenced by the bhakti movement, sikhisim, and Sant Mat. he was the first poet who bring communal harmony between Hindus and Muslim religion. Sant’s poetic famous work includes Bijak, Kabir Garhwali, Sakhi Granth, and Anurag Sagar.
2 Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana- Rahim was born in Lahore and he has believed in the descendent of Lord Krishna. He was one of the nine games(Navratna) of Akbar. Rahim writes a lot of poetry and here is a very famous poetry of Abdul Rahim ‘’ Do not snap over the thread of love once broken, it does not unite if it does, knots appear’’.
3 Harivansh Rai Bachchan- Harivansh Rai Bachchan was an Indian poet and writer of the Nayi Kavita literacy movement in the 20th century. Apart from this, he was the father of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan or ‘BIG B’. He is known for ‘ Madhushala’- a book of verse. Mr. Bachchan worked very hard to promote Hindi as the official language of India. Mr. Bachchan was awarded by Padma Bhushan award for his great work in Hindi literature.
4 Mahadevi Verma- She was a romantic poet and was born in 1907 in Uttar Pradesh’s Farukkabad. She was known as ‘Modern Meera’ while she was awarded by Gyanpeeth award for her poetry. Some of the famous poetry books are Deepshikha, Himalaya, Neerja, Rasmi, and Nihar. Modern Meera was deeply influenced by Buddhism.
5 Makhanlal Chaturvedi-He was born on April 4, 1889, in the Bavaria village of Madhya Pradesh. Pandit Makhanlal Chaturvedi was an eminent poet of Hindi literature. He was the editor of national journals like ‘Prabha’ and ‘Karmaveer’. The collection of his poems includes, ‘Him Tarangini’, ‘Samarpan’, ‘Yug Charan’, ‘Dip se Dip Jale’, ‘Sahitya Devta’, ‘Kaisa Chand Bana Deti Hai’, and ‘Pushp Ki Abhilasa’. He was the first recipient of the prestigious Sahitya Akademy Award, for his work ‘Him Tarangini’, in 1954.