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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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PMPoemTitleCategoriesFormPoet
TIME TIME TIMEfeelings,Qasidacurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
Summer Treasureanalogy,summer,RubaiyatSinha-Roy, Subimal
Premium Member Poem My God Is Lovephilosophy,spiritual,MasnaviKrutsinger, Caren
Premium Member Poem PLEEEEZfriendship,fun,games,summRubaiyatGauthier, Line
Premium Member Poem The Blushing Hoursaugust,autumn,eve,septembRubaiyatParmenter, Nina
Unattainableart,beauty,inspiration,paGhazalRiabi Dziri, Besma
Live in Summeraugust,flower,july,love,nRubaiyatJibs, Tersab
Premium Member Poem Endure the Last Days of Summer Rubaiyatbeach,seasons,summer,workRubaiyatHarper, Sheri Fresonke
Premium Member Poem Circlesallegory,power,red,violenRubaiyatTravis, Andrew
Premium Member Poem Silent Giantsallegory,environment,mounRubaiyatTravis, Andrew
MY SUMMERappreciation,how i feel,sRubaiyatDutta, Anisha
Premium Member Poem Through the Sunroom Shades 1summer,Rubaiyatmessina, charles
Dog Days of Summer's Endsummer,RubaiyatBabbit, DM
Premium Member Poem Ticklish Toes10th grade,12th grade,feeRubaiyatPinet, Emile
don't love you papaaddiction,allah,analogy,aQasidalow, gate
Premium Member Poem A Lingering of Wet Dogssummer,Rubaiyatlawless, John
Premium Member Poem Summer Days Endurehappiness,summer,RubaiyatHaight, Sandra
Premium Member Poem Let Summer Staysummer,RubaiyatRowe, Jesse
Warm Groundaugust,death of a friend,RubaiyatHackett, Jerry
Premium Member Poem Dog Days of Summerappreciation,august,beachRubaiyatMoorman, Curtis
Premium Member Poem My Dear Summerappreciation,flower,seasoRubaiyatConnell, Carol
SUMMER IS A GOD-BLESSED SEASONappreciation,blessing,encRubaiyatAgustin, Beata
Under Temptationdesire,friendship,love,myGhazalFlame, Poetic
GAZALlife,Ghazalmon, Rochish
ground hog brotheraddiction,allah,analogy,aManqabatlow, gate
KUCH DINO SElove,Nazmjha, ankush
GAZALlife,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Hum BHi Dekhte Haiadventure,allah,angel,augGhazalZafar, Adil
For Euterpearabic,faith,friendship lGhazalFlame, Poetic
Premium Member Poem Sour Fantasyallusion,desire,dream,lovGhazalSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem My Devoted Patronfriend,life,MadahKrutsinger, Caren
Pleasebreak up,lost love,GhazalMcGuire, Timothy
Premium Member Poem Solsticeallusion,angst,muse,spiriRubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
GAZALlove,Ghazalmon, Rochish
The Red, White, And Bluecelebration,holiday,patriGhazalProject, The Brooklyn Six
Kya huabeautiful,NazmShahed, Saif
GAZALlove,Ghazalmon, Rochish
ittefaqbeautiful,Nazmjha, ankush
Premium Member Poem Siberian Windallegory,december,farewelRubaiyatTravis, Andrew
Ms Margerineage,america,analogy,angerSalaamCanada, Jimmi
Premium Member Poem Separationallusion,i am,spiritual,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
GAZALlove,Ghazalmon, Rochish
The Wise Manspiritual,GhazalMk, Rahman
Premium Member Poem We All Babied Herrelationship,work,GhazalKrutsinger, Caren
Premium Member Poem I Am Whygod,i am,love,spiritual,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem Floatabortion,allegory,corruptRubaiyatTravis, Andrew
Premium Member Poem Fallenallegory,corruption,fantaRubaiyatTravis, Andrew
Premium Member Poem Too Much Griefemotions,RubaiyatHeart, Dear
The Way I Seeanalogy,beauty,RubaiyatSinha-Roy, Subimal
Waiting For The Nirvanagod,inspirational,life,RubaiyatSinha-Roy, Subimal
     
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