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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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PMPoem TitleCategoriesFormPoet
MY HAPPINESSbeautiful,cheer up,fatherGhazalNASIR, HINA
Never Interact with Burning Heartsboyfriend,dark,mystery,Ruba'iLund Simonsen, Laura
Premium Member Poem AUTUMN TREESnature,Hamdaustin, daver
To Brink and Kishantribute,GhazalH., A.
Our Heroappreciation,bereavement,GhazalMayy, Robert
Premium Member Poem Poor Childabuse,addiction,child,hurGhazalMeier-Hans, Brenda
GHAZALS OF RAJAT 1-6absence,evil,god,grief,moGhazalCHAKRABARTY, RAJAT KANTI
My Love my Muselove,romance,GhazalFox, Nigel
Woh Chand ban kelost,love,love hurts,sad GhazalRiaz, Haseeb
Chala us shahar se is shahar kalife,love,GhazalSabri, Azhar
Nizam kar aisalife,GhazalSabri, Azhar
Premium Member Poem Spirits Soarbeauty,celebration,emotioGhazalMeier-Hans, Brenda
Her Nottingham Granny at Chilwellwar,Ghazalvannecksurplice, terry
Goodbyepoetry,GhazalHilliard, Shanice
Suggestionimagination,RubaiyatHorn, James
Rubayiat of Lost Lovebreak up,depression,lost Rubaiyatblake, vivienne
Premium Member Poem Love Froze the Flamelost love,love,GhazalGuzzi, Debbie
Premium Member Poem Brian William Hawpolitical,RubaiyatKendrick, Sara
Premium Member Poem Tattered Heartanger,betrayal,conflict,cGhazalMeier-Hans, Brenda
In Good Moodlove,GhazalAlhemaidy, Abdullah
Premium Member Poem I Look to Youlove,senses,sensual,RubaiyatManassian, Eileen
Ghazalfeelings,sad,GhazalPhilibert, Leslie
Premium Member Poem Aloneadventure,RubaiyatHenderson, Steven
have you seen a yellow dovebeauty,love,nature,GhazalAlhemaidy, Abdullah
Too Lateenvironment,natural disasRubaiyatrly, Ea
Khawablife,lost love,GhazalSabri, Azhar
People of the Bookrelationship,HamdAlhemaidy, Abdullah
Poetry in an Urdu Nutshellpoems,poetry,poets,self,tNazmMister ROBOTO, JSLambert
Hindustannature,patriotic,GhazalSabri, Azhar
Carbon copyanalogy,conflict,desire,hVaasokhtrowe, shaniel
The Scent of Waterbaptism,blessing,Rubaiyatde la luna, hija
Let Not Thy Heart Be Troubledmother,nature,RubaiyatMalik, Abdul
Akelapanlife,GhazalSabri, Azhar
At First Glancegod,MunaajaatSmith, Tim
Across The Skylove,GhazalAlhemaidy, Abdullah
Lovetime,Rubaiyatkolb, bessie
Premium Member Poem Moonlight Kissessea,GhazalGuzzi, Debbie
Banjara bhola pardesideep,journey,poetry,Ghazalrizvi, pakeeza
Nightnight,GhazalRivenbark, A.E.
Begaangihindi,loneliness,lonely,pGhazalTiwari, Vikas
Susceptibilityheart,love,GhazalAlhemaidy, Abdullah
Ruh ghazallove,love hurts,GhazalSabri, Azhar
BUTTERFLY KILLINGabsence,adventure,age,angNazmJolo, Neldy
Anshuloss,lost,lost love,NazmSabri, Azhar
Guilty Consciencemurder,mystery,GhazalPowley, Olivia
Aabae talkhdeath,nature,NazmSabri, Azhar
Bewafa e mohabbatlost love,love hurts,NazmSabri, Azhar
Premium Member Poem What the Mermaid Knowsmythology,nature,ocean,phRubaiyatDelaney, Suzanne
Cup of Teaabsence,dedication,deep,GhazalH. Chouhdry, M. Shahid
All powers belong to You Almighty Allahallah,blessing,HamdH. Chouhdry, M. Shahid
     
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