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Urdu poetry is a rich tradition of poetry and has many different forms which were basically originated from Arabic and borrowing much from the Persian language. Urdu language poetry is today an important part of the cultures of Pakistan and India. Like other languages, the history of Urdu poetry shares origins and influences with other linguistic traditions within the Urdu-Hindi-Hindustani mix.

Urdu is the national language and lingua franca of Pakistan, and an official language of five Indian states and one of the 22 scheduled languages in the Constitution of India.

Definition & Discussion of Urdu Poetry

Forms of Urdu Poetry

Ghazal (pronounced as "ghuzzle"), Fard, Hamd, Hazal, Hijv, Madah, Manqabat, Marsiya (muhr-see-yaa), Masnavi (pronounced "mus-na-vee"), Munaajaat, Musaddas, Naat, Nazm, Qasida (pronounced "quh-see-daa"), Qataa, Rubayi (pronounced "ru-baa-ee"), Ruba'i, Rubaiyat, Salaam, Seharaa, and Vaasokht.

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Below is Urdu Poetry written by PoetrySoup members. These examples illustrate what Urdu poems looks like and its form. There is also a link (above) to the definition where you can discuss Urdu poems.

Urdu Poetry by Form

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Premium Member Poem Love Eternallost love,RubaiyatWings, Broken
A Walk with a Friendchristian,faith,friend,frGhazalSpangle, Michael
Premium Member Poem Even In Theseadventure,RubaiyatHenderson, Steven
Premium Member Poem 'My Parting Gifts'heaven,life,RubaiyatWings, Broken
Premium Member Poem salaamsin,Salaamlabeau, catherine
Sorry Love Jeffersonbreak up,emotions,girlfriGhazalEstevez, Cmack
Premium Member Poem Ornaments Dismissedadventure,RubaiyatHenderson, Steven
Life always mattersage,change,how i feel,lifGhazalEstevez, Cmack
I'm not in lovehurt,lonely,lost love,paiGhazalEstevez, Cmack
I should've never let you dieanxiety,deep,depression,lGhazalEstevez, Cmack
Lee's deathanger,anxiety,black africGhazalEstevez, Cmack
You are not alonefriendship,happiness,natuRubaiyatAlhemaidy, Abdullah
shero yoromantic,Seharaabajantri, jagdish
Lovely Growfaith,love,simple,GhazalAlhemaidy, Abdullah
In your lovelove,valentines day,QasidaNehal, M Asim
LOVE AGAINlonging,love,QasidaNehal, M Asim
The Question----------Haloofantasy,satire,science,spMasnaviSalehi, Pashang
Gubaarabsence,hindi,poetry,sad,GhazalSharma, Vineet
Malicious Clipstechnology,GhazalJaihoon, Mujeeb
Unka Tasawwurlonging,love,urdu,GhazalNehal, M Asim
Lightbeautiful,blue,peace,planGhazalKenney, Megan
In the silence of the wind-------Haloodestiny,love,pain,MasnaviSalehi, Pashang
rose blossom fragrantanger,beauty,love,love huGhazalAlhemaidy, Abdullah
mere ishq ki kahanilove hurts,urdu,Ghazalpriya, kanchan
Why Now--------------Halooage,betrayal,depression,dGhazalSalehi, Pashang
Permanent Placedeath,destiny,life,philosRubaiyatNehal, M Asim
Aao Batein Kar lelove,relationship,romanceNazmNehal, M Asim
Fifty Fiftyheart,love,GhazalAlhemaidy, Abdullah
Dastaanabsence,anger,angst,betraSalaamshaikh, shadab
Henry Morgan the Privateerbetrayal,character,confliRubaiyatMonihan, Rhoda
Premium Member Poem Sir Henry Morgan courage,dedication,hero,RubaiyatDS, Galeo
Smell of lilacs---------Haloobeauty,dance,happy,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem OCTOGENARIAN WEDDINGfarewell,funeral,grandfatGhazalGrenness , Julie
Who am I--------------Halooconfusion,deep,dream,fantMasnaviSalehi, Pashang
Welcome to the Machine: Part 2computer,corruption,humanRubaiyatWhatley, Michael
If I Couldabortion,age,art,Naatchizoba vincent, john
Path to the wisdom---Haloobeauty,light,love,pain,wiGhazalSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem In The Stars Abovelost love,stars,GhazalWings, Broken
Butterfly---------------Haloobutterfly,dream,imaginatiMasnaviSalehi, Pashang
Shadow of the wind---Halooanger,confusion,lonelinesMasnaviSalehi, Pashang
What Makes a Manabuse,africa,art,Rubaiyatchizoba vincent, john
Hasratemotions,NazmAli, Fozia
QUOTE ME RUMI------Halooanger,conflict,imaginatioMasnaviSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem Quote Me Rumisilence,storm,writing,GhazalWings, Broken
The Pain Train---------Halooimagination,mystery,pain,MasnaviSalehi, Pashang
If you still want to hear from mefor her,love,Nazmsediqi, bahram
Premium Member Poem Order For The Worldadventure,RubaiyatHenderson, Steven
Mr Pleasurebetrayal,grief,imaginatioGhazalKakamu Aliyu , Umar
If I am not there------Halooallusion,fantasy,love,natGhazalSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem DISTANCE AND TIME AS WIN WINbio,blessing,celebration,GhazalSankey-Lewis, Iris Elizabeth
     
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