Poet (b. 1932, Cela village / Elbistan / Kahramanmaraş). He is Bahattin Karakoç’s brother. After he finished primary school, he didn’t have the chance to attend another school. For a while he worked as a carpenter. Later he worked as a municipality accountant. His poems were published first in the newspaper Engirek published in Elbistan and later were published in different reviews and newspapers. He has been writing his daily columns, which he started in the newspaper Gündüz, in Akit since 2000.
He has been in the forefront of bard style poetry for a long time with his poems in which he skillfully uses syllabic meter. In addition to this, his poems in which he expresses contemporary Islamic sensitivity have been memorized by the public and spread. Some of his poems have been set to music anonymously in marches. His poems have been appreciated by a wide readership and have remained popular over the years. His poem Mihriban (Mihriban), in the form of folk song is still passed on by word of mouth.
Hasan’a Mektuplar (Letters for Hasan, 1965), Hatay Bülteni (Bulletin of Hatay, 1967, with Hasan'a Mektuplar -Letters for Hasan), El Kulakta (About to Happen, 1969), Bütün Şiirleri (All of His Poems, 1973), Vur Emri (Order to Kill, 1975), Kan Yazısı (Blood Writing, 1978), Şiirler (Poems, 1981), Suları Islatamadım (I Do Not Wetter Water, 1988), Dosta Doğru (Towards a Friend, 1988), Beşinci Mevsim (The Fifth Season, 1990), Düşünce Yazıları (Articles on Thought, 1990), Gök Çekimi (Attraction of the Sky, 1991), Akıl Karaya Vurdu (The Mind was Washed Up On the Shore, 1997).
REFERENCE: Ahmet Cebeci / Ülkücü Şair Abdurrahim Karakoç (Töre, Ağustos-Eylül 1974)), Türk Dili ve Edebiyatı Ansiklopedisi V (1977), Sadık Tural / Zamanın Elinden Tatmak (1982), K. Tural / Abdurrahim Karakoç'un Şiiri Etrafında (Divan, Eylül 1979), Doğuş Edebiyat (Abdurrahim Karakoç Özel Sayısı, Kasım 1983), İhsan Işık / Yazarlar Sözlüğü (1986) - Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (Tek cilt, 2001, 3 cilt, 2004) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (10 cilt, 2006, 2007) - Ünlü Edebiyatçılar (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 4, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013), Genç Kardelen (Abdurrahim Karakoç Özel Sayısı, Mayıs-Temmuz-Ağustos 1998), Behçet Necatigil / Edebiyatımızda İsimler Sözlüğü (18. bas. 1999), Abdurrahim Karakoç ile Şiiri Üzerine (Üçüncü Yeni, Ocak-Şubat 2000), TBE Ansiklopedisi (2001), Ahmet Kabaklı / Türk Edebiyatı (c.4, 844-845, 21002), Mehmet Nuri Yardım / Yazar Olacak Çocuklar (2004), Türkiye Yazarlar Birliği / Türkiye Kültür Sanat Yıllığı (2013).