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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

BRID S SITTING ON THE BEACHadventure,Qasidacurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
To john Boltonanger,war,GhazalH., A.
In silencephilosophy,MasnaviSulu Sulu, Echo
Just That Imbecile and His Matesanger,war,GhazalH., A.
To American Ruffians and Roguish Statesmenanger,war,GhazalH., A.
Greensadventure,age,america,anaGhazalAli, seema
I LOVE YOU BOSS8th grade,imagination,QasidaOLABISI, TAJUDEEN
I LOVE YOU BOSS8th grade,imagination,QasidaOLABISI, TAJUDEEN
Premium Member Poem What ifallusion,spiritual,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
It's you :: Ghazalfeelings,GhazalROY, PRATAP
Premium Member Poem a midst of a abusive verbal Relationshipabuse,analogy,betrayal,coVaasokhtLee Sr., James Edward
mangroveallusion,MasnaviWoodrow, Susan
Premium Member Poem Realistic Statisticschristmas,day,death,drinkMasnaviEvans, Beth
Fanna Fi Sing From Canadaangst,atheist,cheer up,muGhazalDeo, Anil
A memorial for a living ghostappreciation,MarsiyaWoodrow, Susan
Word Hobo And Heroes in Poetry Especially Prof Jim Linkdestiny,farewell,gospel,jSalaamDeo, Anil
Premium Member Poem Beautiful Darknessbeautiful,dark,deep,wordsGhazalNicole, Brandy
A CROW AND A FOX8th grade,anger,anxiety,bMusaddasMalla, Lorna
Premium Member Poem Revelationallusion,faith,peace,trutRubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
Arthenia's Birthdayaugust,birthday,death,famSeharaajohnson, randy
Double J - just jetsamallusion,MasnaviWoodrow, Susan
HALLOWEEN JAMcrazy,culture,Qasidacurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
Premium Member Poem Divine Wineallusion,peace,wine,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
Praiseappreciation,life,love,HamdAlhemaidy, Abdullah
Premium Member Poem A Mother's Kiss10th grade,9th grade,beauGhazalPinet, Emile
My Muse1st grade,GhazalFox, Nigel
Insightfeelings,RubaiyatROY, PRATAP
Premium Member Poem Divine Dianabeautiful,car,death,farewMasnaviEvans, Beth
Cloud- A Song in Hindi with Song Lines in Englishsong,NazmKapoor, Ravindra K
Amir Khusrow translationsurdu,GhazalBurch, Michael
Premium Member Poem Forsakenbirth,day,death,future,goGhazalEvans, Beth
Premium Member Poem Please Join Me in My Dreamsbeach,dream,fantasy,romanRubaiyatGondolf, John
Premium Member Poem Over Youanimal,bereavement,enduraGhazalEvans, Beth
There's a Shepherd at My Feetanimal,dog,fear,loss,loveRubaiyatNewsom, Randal
Premium Member Poem Amongst a thousand momentschicago,GhazalFerdous, Tamanna
Premium Member Poem The Squelch of Deathanxiety,death,fear,RubaiyatMarmaro, J P
Romani Proverbangst,GhazalWebster, Jack
Premium Member Poem Diamondsage,allusion,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
RISING FROM MISTAKES' FALLappreciation,blessing,chrRubaiyatAgustin, Beata
Premium Member Poem Choosing Positive Passionsearth,fear,health,integriSalaamDillenbeck, Gerald
JOYFUL SOULchristian,devotion,faith,RubaiyatAgustin, Beata
My Comforterlove,spiritual,GhazalMcGuire, Timothy
Why Did The Fire Go Outhate,love,GhazalMcGuire, Timothy
Premium Member Poem ILL REGARDS THAT YOU'VE HURT ME I DO LOVE YOU-anxiety,assonance,confusiVaasokhtLee Sr., James Edward
Premium Member Poem So unfaithful and disrespectful you say I MUST FORGIVE YOU Always-analogy,anxiety,betrayal,VaasokhtLee Sr., James Edward
Premium Member Poem Fair Wings and Following Seasbird,nature,ocean,sea,RubaiyatBarden, Gregory R
Premium Member Poem You and Isimple,SalaamFerdous, Tamanna
Premium Member Poem I STAND-AS I CELEBRATE THE HOLY PROPHET-Salaamanalogy,appreciation,deepSalaamLee Sr., James Edward
bansuri chali aaogod,RubaiyatDutt, Dhaneshwar

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