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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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Confession gets incompletelonging,love,love hurts,mGhazalBhagat, Madhu
Premium Member Poem The Third Lineconfusion,i am,lost,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
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
understudylyric,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
emotional stand-inlyric,Nazmthomas, shari
God is Always Thereallah,islamic,HamdKashmala Kiran, Aliza
Premium Member Poem Let Me Be More Than Just A Memoryanalogy,anxiety,appreciatGhazalLee Sr., James Edward
THE RIPPLEbeautiful,GhazalWebster, Jack
Out of itconfusion,growing up,sin,GhazalElisha, Georgiana
China Clippersorrow,RubaiyatBerggren, Alfred
God Bless Youallah,blessing,HamdKashmala Kiran, Aliza
Premium Member Poem GRATEFULbeauty,love,NazmJa, Ja
DOCTOR SHABBIRsad,GhazalKUMAR, SHABBIR
Premium Member Poem A Prayer Songfather,god,prayer,MunaajaatDaniel, Jo
Biographyappreciation,dedication,eMusaddasKashmala Kiran, Aliza
TUNU ISOKIFANIafrica,SalaamShikome, Mussa
Premium Member Poem We're Never Alonechristian,faith,feelings,RubaiyatPinet, Emile
LOSTabsence,how i feel,lost,RubaiyatY., Alexis
Cold Hard Steelangel,christian,encouragiVaasokhtMitchell, Nancy
CHEESE AND RATadventure,courage,Qasidacurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
Premium Member Poem In the Fallage,autumn,beauty,love,MasnaviSalehi, Pashang
gollymarcrazy,film,suicide,NazmMuhammad, Arif
Tanhaayiloneliness,NazmMuhammad, Arif
Simple Pleasuresappreciation,beauty,blessRubaiyatChan, Bernard
Waiting For The Futurefuture,happiness,life,lonRubaiyatChan, Bernard
Premium Member Poem Regarding A Ruindark,grave,mystery,RubaiyatDaniel, Jo
Premium Member Poem Poet in Recluseemotions,solitude,RubaiyatLane, Lin
Fate's rainy rebirthlonging,love,rain,RubaiyatGangabissoon, Anoucheka
hood ratabortion,MadahNZIOKI, FRANCIS
GAZALhumanity,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Premium Member Poem The Cagefreedom,life,love,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
BABY YOUR MY SWEETEST THINGangel,Musaddascurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
GAZALsociety,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Razabest friend,friendship,GhazalSagar, AdvoRavinderRavi
Togetherallusion,bereavement,chanGhazalMumtaz, Shadaab
Din Ho ya raatabsence,sad,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Treacheryanger,angst,anxiety,emotiGhazalMumtaz, Shadaab
Zindacare,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
GAZALlife,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Spanks on Spanksabuse,anti bullying,bullySalaamSiblerud, Logan
GAZALlove,Ghazalmon, Rochish
imtahanadventure,angel,image,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
What makes it okayanxiety,deep,depression,eMarsiyaRamonate, Kedumetse
That's fineangst,betrayal,depressionGhazalMumtaz, Shadaab
     
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