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Amir Khosrow Poems

A collection of select Amir Khosrow famous poems that were written by Amir Khosrow or written about the poet by other famous poets. PoetrySoup is a comprehensive educational resource of the greatest poems and poets on history.

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by Khosrow, Amir
Why was the king thirsty?
Why was the donkey sad?...Read More



by Khosrow, Amir
She wears a round skirt, stands on one leg,
That lady has eight legs,
and looks like a fairy.
Everyone wants her,
Muslim, Hindu, Chhatri (of warrior caste).
Khosrow asks this riddle,
just think about it. ...Read More

by Khosrow, Amir
Was lovable when little (or lit),
but was worthless when grown up (or extinguished)
Khusro has told you his name,
solve this riddle or get out of town....Read More