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
Premium Member Poem When I Call His Presents OVER MEappreciation,christian,deMunaajaatLee Sr., James Edward
Premium Member Poem HE BLESSES MEblessing,engagement,god,MunaajaatLee Sr., James Edward
Premium Member Poem Something Over the Horizonappreciation,celebration,MunaajaatLee Sr., James Edward
Yearing for your distance in love11th grade,12th grade,1stGhazalsharma, Kishan
Premium Member Poem The Watch Makercreation,fantasy,love,MasnaviSalehi, Pashang
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
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
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
Premium Member Poem On Tranquil Lakeearth,introspection,naturRubaiyatBarden, Gregory R
Corridors Of Uncertaintyjourney,life,RubaiyatDaniel, Jo
Dream is not true of my lovebooks,break up,business,cGhazalsharma, Kishan
What Else Can I Sayheartbreak,GhazalCollins , John
Time kill of loveabortion,absence,abuse,adGhazalsharma, Kishan
The pain of waitingleadership,leaving,littleGhazalsharma, Kishan
Premium Member Poem The Valley of Loss-Another Goose Egg, I give upbreak up,love hurts,Rubaiyatpachecho, connie
Premium Member Poem I Love You Babylove,RubaiyatWings, Broken
Myanmarpatriotic,GhazalCollins , John
Premium Member Poem WHISPER SWEET NOTHINGSromance,GhazalRodrigues, Kim
Deep Sorrowangst,depression,sorrow,GhazalSinha-Roy, Subimal
You are love of my heartapril,aubade,august,banglMadahsharma, Kishan
Premium Member Poem FRIENDSadventure,best friend,friGhazalGauthier, Line
Premium Member Poem A Chaotic Worldlife,RubaiyatWings, Broken
Premium Member Poem Hero's Gameconfusion,metaphor,spiritMasnaviSalehi, Pashang
Abhi bhi vaqt hage,america,autumn,beautyGhazalGautam, Varish
ghazallove,GhazalHAIDER NAQVI, SALMAN
Myanmarpatriotic,GhazalCollins , John
Lotusbeauty,GhazalCollins , John
Freedomday,death,dedication,desiGhazalBhagat, Madhu
Confession gets incompletelonging,love,love hurts,mGhazalBhagat, Madhu
The pain of heart breaking,abortion,absence,abuse,adGhazalsharma, Kishan
HOLLOWEEN NIGHTbetrayal,Masnavicurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
Broken Heart best friend,betrayal,hearRubaiyatImtiaz, Muhammad
Oceans of hatebetrayal,deep,depression,VaasokhtSid, El
understudy Marsiyathomas, shari
Premium Member Poem A Life Sharedbeautiful,devotion,emotioGhazalPinet, Emile
GAZALlife,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Premium Member Poem Love is painlove,love hurts,pain,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
     
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