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

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PMPoemTitleCategoriesFormPoet
GAZALgod,grandfather,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Oasisinspiration,love,GhazalShepherd, Lonely
Premium Member Poem The Jewelage,for her,love,youth,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem Wynken and Blynken Boutiqueadventure,dream,humorous,RubaiyatBarden, Gregory R
Uljhe Hue Sawalabsence,black love,crazy,GhazalD Angel, Naaz
A wonderful showdesire,emotions,how i feeGhazalNasri, Djamel
Premium Member Poem I Love You, Babylove,RubaiyatWings, Broken
Premium Member Poem Inside The Mirrorage,journey,mirror,pain,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem Little Wet Wingsanimal,beauty,bird,friendRubaiyatBarden, Gregory R
My Father Your Father Our Father-Prayerprayer,RubaiyatImtiaz, Muhammad
Turn 'round and sky opens its mouthanniversary,QasidaMuhammad Musa, Abubakar
KHUD KO Smjhata huboy,break up,faith,GhazalCollection, Ashish pandey
Premium Member Poem Butcher's Knifeanger,metaphor,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem You Must Feel Himbeautiful,christian,faithRubaiyatPinet, Emile
For you, my readerdesire,dream,friendship lGhazalBocsa, Ovidiu
Truthfaith,religious,spiritualMasnaviMartin, Sheryl
A Muzdawidjallah,religious,spiritualMasnaviMartin, Sheryl
Kingdom of Antsarabic,religious,spirituaMasnaviMartin, Sheryl
Premium Member Poem A Flash of Lighthumanity,GhazalBeachboard, Deborah Guenther
Sharmate bhi10th grade,12th grade,9thGhazalSingh, Suraj
Premium Member Poem Dreamsdream,GhazalBeachboard, Deborah Guenther
Reh gayilost love,GhazalGupta, Ananya
Nadaan-e-dillost love,GhazalGupta, Ananya
Jane Dolove,GhazalGupta, Ananya
Mohabbatlove hurts,GhazalGupta, Ananya
Premium Member Poem IN THE END - with Darren Whitefriendship,RubaiyatWolf, White
Foreveranxiety,betrayal,conflictGhazalMumtaz, Shadaab
Premium Member Poem DEATH BEGATS NEW LIFEnatural disasters,nature,GhazalTalbot, Mick
Honestly Truetruth,MadahJean-Baptiste, Nagella
Yearing for your distance in love11th grade,12th grade,1stGhazalsharma, Kishan
Premium Member Poem The Watch Makercreation,fantasy,love,MasnaviSalehi, Pashang
Speaking the truth wow who knew the birth of Jesus and Marytruth,SalaamJean-Baptiste, Nagella
Premium Member Poem Sonora: The Desertanimal,environment,natureRubaiyatMarmaro, John P
The Prophetallah,allegory,appreciatiManqabatRoy Choudhury, Pradipta
Whatever Remainsintrospection,leaving,lifGhazalSinha-Roy, Subimal
Itna kyun kam haidesire,emotions,feelings,NazmSingh, Manish
Saza mein bhi mazacute love,deep,devotion,fGhazalAhmed, Madiha
The ten commandmentsdeep,poetry,SalaamJean-Baptiste, Nagella
Premium Member Poem The Wedding Picturecommunity,creation,earth,MadahDillenbeck, Gerald
Destiny Is Not An Excusedestiny,life,RubaiyatSinha-Roy, Subimal
HISTORY OF JESUSbetrayal,bible,birthday,Marsiyacurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
Dear Godfatheri miss you,MarsiyaJean-Baptiste, Nagella
W I D O W Scharacter,discrimination,HamdThajudeen, Muhammad Safa
A cup of tea, Ghazaldrink,food,,cute,GhazalTiwari, S.D.
Premium Member Poem Sweet Poison, Minedesire,irony,love hurts,mRubaiyatBarden, Gregory R
Heart acheabsence,abuse,adventure,aGhazalsharma, Kishan
Hindustaani jubaanhindi,NazmGupta, Vinamra
Yearning for your distanceapril,aubade,august,banglGhazalsharma, Kishan
Kaidabortion,abuse,addiction,GhazalDey, Priyanka
Premium Member Poem A Path Chosenpoverty,RubaiyatWings, Broken
     
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