عنوان مقاله [English]
The design that Nima presented of “being a poet” was not a subjective, and academic one which was separate from his life, but was a design of life and a report of feelings, wishes and desires of his contemporary people, and from this aspect it was quite different from poetic traditions of his homeland.
Before Nima, traditional approaches of Persian poetry had separated “being a poet” from life and its painful realities and put it in the quarantine of “political power” or “Sufi intoxicatedness” or “fiery loves” or “poets’ personal concerns”. That is, our classical poetry was based on four main columns and poetic thoughts were turning round these four columns:
“the praised”, “the deity”, “the beloved” and “the poet himself”. At the time of Nima, even the most accepted poetic interpretations considered poetry as a means of expressing poet’s feelings and internal emotions and had been banned from social life. Nima’s main art was to bring all these classical columns down and replace them with his contemporary human