Poet Daulat Qazi


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Daulat Qazi (কাজী দৌলত) (Also Qazi Daulat, Daulat Kazi) was a medieval Bengali poet believed to have been born into a Qazi family in the village of Sultanpur in Rauzan, Chittagong. No getting any recognition at home, he left for Arakan, where he seems to have been received warmly. He wrote in Bengali though he lived in Arakan. Life and Work Qazi is believed to the first Bengali poet to write under the patronage of the Arakan court. His patron Ashraf Khan was a commanding officer of king Shrisudharma (Thirithudhamma), who ruled from 1622 to 1638. There is evidence in his poem, that both...

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Poems written by Daulat Qazi


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The Height Of Land

Duncan Campbell Scott

Here is the height of land:
The watershed on either hand
Goes down to Hudson Bay
Or Lake Superior;
The stars are up, and far away
The wind sounds in the wood, wearier

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