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Urdu Poetry | Urdu Poems

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

Premium Member Poem MUSCLE ENVY ANIMUSallah,angst,anti bullyingMunaajaatWoods, Sun
Premium Member Poem ATOP LOVE'S MAD MOUNTAINScrazy,feelings,love,passiMasnaviWoods, Sun
The Voiceimagination,journey,metapMasnaviSalehi, Pashang
Only human after allhumanity,life,GhazalMarine, Aqua
Premium Member Poem The End of Lovelonely,love hurts,VaasokhtInman, James
Premium Member Poem The Spiderfear,RubaiyatStebbings, Barry
My Loveemotions,loneliness,love,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem Poetry Forestdream,RubaiyatWings, Broken
KATA TAJAMinspirational,Madahaliefya, syantrie
Pomegranate gardenlost love,youth,RubaiyatRangus, Peter
Premium Member Poem It is not God's willevil,god,innocence,introsGhazalHamilton, John
Lovedblessing,Ghazallewis, momo
Premium Member Poem Will you love me tomorrowlove,GhazalOne, Silent
Time of Seprationtrue love,NazmAli, Mohammad
Premium Member Poem Internal Dimensional Cavityadventure,RubaiyatHenderson, Steven
Premium Member Poem POEM 15 I AM DREAMING OF YOUangel,appreciation,beautiQasidaWells, Jerry
Premium Member Poem LOVE AND MARRIAGE - takes 1 and 2angst,love,marriage,poetrGhazalWoods, Sun
Keep Calm and Carry On Writingwriting,GhazalMarine, Aqua
I'm a pessimistanger,evil,SalaamHana, Anas
In My Darknessdark,dream,fear,lonelinesRubaiyatRaven, Vladislav
Premium Member Poem BEAUTIFULbeautiful,inspirational,lGhazalGrenness , Julie
Premium Member Poem Nothing else mattersaddiction,allusion,GhazalOne, Silent
If I Could Change the Worldchange,world,RubaiyatFlower, Moon
Grey Conversationfantasy,lost love,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
MAKEING CHANGE RIGHTbeautiful,betrayal,Qasidacurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
YASMINfriend,friendship,sweet,Rubaiyatwargas, sadat
Please find melove,missing you,romance,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
The Sheikhappreciation,dedication,eMadahDavis, Abimbola Mosobalaje
Premium Member Poem You'll miss me when I'm gonelove hurts,GhazalOne, Silent
Love Without Hopeself,SalaamJara, Maria
Premium Member Poem Hush Now and Go To Sleepblessing,childhood,couragGhazalHicks, Timothy
Premium Member Poem POEMS 20 FLYING HIGHamerica,bangla,baptism,beQasidaWells, Jerry
I wonderlost love,GhazalMalik, Abdul
Premium Member Poem SOMEWHERE IN SUMMERdevotion,paradise,summer,Ghazalonclaud, nette
A Ghazel-Tomcatanimal,best friend,GhazalS , Kit
That dawn will riseemotions,faith,imaginatioGhazalBhurani, Rizwana
Premium Member Poem I Want Youdesire,sensual,words,GhazalGentry, Susan
Premium Member Poem Another Earthly Transientanti bullying,culture,hisGhazalCrisci, Andrew
Regretallusion,fantasy,imaginatMasnaviSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem He Turned Away: A Ghazalsorrow,GhazalLane, Lin
will you dieallusion,body,courage,darGhazalharris, davontay
Premium Member Poem Don't tell me love hurtslove hurts,GhazalOne, Silent
Premium Member Poem Though I Loved Youconfusion,father,sad,GhazalJennings, CayCay
The Sun will Risenature,GhazalMay, Joseph
Premium Member Poem I Write Poetrypoetry,GhazalDietrich, Andrea
Premium Member Poem I'm Here For Youfamily,mother daughter,soGhazalHaight, Sandra
Premium Member Poem THE POINT OF NO RETURNbetrayal,break up,heartbrGhazalALLISON, JAN
Premium Member Poem WE ARE LEARNINGamerica,bangla,baptism,beQasidaWells, Jerry
Lovers Always Knowlove,GhazalRose, Mystic
Falling Springanger,beauty,old,pain,sprMasnaviSalehi, Pashang

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