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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

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Not by worldly ways weighedworld,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
Premium Member Poem A shout into the voidspiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Premium Member Poem Who Am Ii am,spiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Life and destinydestiny,journey,life,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
The closed door as callsheartbroken,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
Premium Member Poem FLASHING SCENES BEFORE MY EYESappreciation,blessing,chrRubaiyatAgustin, Beata
Premium Member Poem Journey without movementspiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Premium Member Poem Follow the scentjoy,life,love,spiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Spare them too O Lordprayer,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
Dark shadowidentity,self,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
Jaipur Escorts Service7th grade,8th grade,9th gGhazalIyer, Swapnika
Premium Member Poem Monk modegod,love,spiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Premium Member Poem Free Willmuse,spiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Seventy Qurrasdark,ManqabatSasongko, Yudho
Arum Palaestinumearth day,MusaddasSasongko, Yudho
Premium Member Poem Soul viewgod,spiritual,truth,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Premium Member Poem Greed, a vampiredesire,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Premium Member Poem The Phoenix risesspiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Premium Member Poem The Last Red Tearautumn,change,seasons,snoRubaiyatVillanueva, Angel L
Premium Member Poem Bubbling bliss bursts forthjoy,spiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Premium Member Poem Truth potion angel,angst,anti bullyingRubaiyatRadhakrishna, Krish
Ruckusfeelings,HamdSasongko, Yudho
To a Benevolent Soulfor her,thank you,GhazalHemmati, A.
Neurodeus Dophaminefor teens,romantic,MasnaviSasongko, Yudho
Premium Member Poem The truth potion10th grade,11th grade,12tRubaiyatRadhakrishna, Krish
God Gave Them Up11th grade,change,desire,RubaiyatPoteet, Reason A.
Premium Member Poem Divine fragrancespiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Synonym for love, this bencheulogy,love,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
Twelver Bloodlettingdeath,memorial,MarsiyaSasongko, Yudho
Few would believedeath,life,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
Heart of Kapilavasthufreedom,tribute,SalaamSasongko, Yudho
Premium Member Poem The Four Seasonscreation,life,nature,seasRubaiyatRichmond, David
Premium Member Poem Rod of initiationspiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Pehli mohabbatfor teens,friendship,girlRubaiyatKUMAR, UTTAM
Arise My Sonchild,son,RubaiyatRowe, Jesse
Why to agonizejobs,RubaiyatROY, PRATAP
Love Croftlove,teen love,VaasokhtSasongko, Yudho
If in lifejoy,life,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
Lo, stumbling stones love me stilllife,world,GhazalPathak, Aniruddha
hunger and horsesabuse,class,death,Ghazalhansen, jan
Premium Member Poem These Daysworld,RubaiyatDietrich, Andrea
Premium Member Poem IN GOD'S PRESENCEblessing,christian,faith,RubaiyatAgustin, Beata
Premium Member Poem Practicing the Presencespiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Sayyidina Alicharacter,history,religioManqabatSasongko, Yudho
Green Turbaned Manblessing,inspiration,leadNaatSasongko, Yudho
Premium Member Poem The Virtue of Hopehope,RubaiyatLogan, Jenna
Premium Member Poem Life roadmapfreedom,life,spiritual,RubaiyatSeeker, Unseeking
Premium Member Poem Stillness of An Autumn Walknature,RubaiyatLa France, Constance
Rocky Roads11th grade,change,fear,idRubaiyatPoteet, Reason A.
Premium Member Poem Redeeming Mountainsappreciation,blessing,mouGhazalMcIntosh, Regina
     
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