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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
Unattainablebeauty,destiny,faith,inspGhazalRiabi Dziri, Besma
AS TRUE WITNESSESchristian,faith,god,gospeRubaiyatAgustin, Beata
Premium Member Poem Woyuonihanculture,RubaiyatElam, Mark
To Rememberforgiveness,memory,perspeMadahSaldana, Rene
Premium Member Poem Playgroundage,allusion,anger,MasnaviSalehi, Pashang
The Six Men of Fortunecorruption,power,RubaiyatCardamone, David
Dog days endurebeach,beautiful,happy,Rubaiyatroy, purbasha
Premium Member Poem Generalissimo10th grade,cool,december,RubaiyatPinet, Emile
Summer5th grade,autumn,day,julyRubaiyatMack, Flora
LOVE THE COLDadventure,desire,Qasidacurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
Tree10th grade,appreciation,aGhazalHartge, Joslin
The Dog Days Endureappreciation,caregiving,fRubaiyatRobinson, Michael
Love Hurtsbreak up,Rubaiyatmoore, jay
New Medsintrospection,mental illnRubaiyatmoore, jay
Real Rubaiyatfunny,Rubaiyatmoore, jay
Captured On Earthcool,dark,imagination,Rubaiyatmoore, jay
Suddenly Summersummer,Rubaiyatradke, deb
Premium Member Poem Nothingallegory,break up,fate,loRubaiyatTravis, Andrew
GAZALlove,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Premium Member Poem The Four Seasonsage,allegory,allusion,seaRubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem Romancing Summerheart,romance,summer,RubaiyatDaniel, Jo
Premium Member Poem Summer dayssummer,RubaiyatTapestry, Lifes'
Premium Member Poem Summersummer,RubaiyatTapestry, Lifes'
Premium Member Poem THE POETtribute,RubaiyatTapestry, Lifes'
Premium Member Poem These Three Things I Long Forlife,RubaiyatLoo, Lu
Midnight Stormi miss you,lonely,love,roRubaiyatEspat , Rahima
love mouthaddiction,allah,analogy,aGhazallow, gate
REDEEMED BY GODappreciation,christian,faRubaiyatAgustin, Beata
We'd Have Made A Lovely Couple, Butirony,HamdFrench, Jonathan
Mystic Wandererallusion,Masnavitekai, taai
The warmth of Indian summersummer,RubaiyatReid, Dietra
Summer Stay A Bit Longernature,summer,RubaiyatSon, Dedu
BABY IS THAT YOUbest friend,emotions,Qasidacurtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka
Premium Member Poem Precious Lifebaby,child,life,mother,RubaiyatVillanueva, Angel L
Premium Member Poem Dog Day Endurelove,summer,RubaiyatKrutsinger, Caren
MAIN KYUN LIKHTA HUN12th grade,celebration,hiNazmrohilla, mohit
Premium Member Poem Girl with a Squintfun,funny,humor,humorous,RubaiyatParmenter, Nina
Naam-E-Waldallah,arabic,art,atheist,NazmZafar, Adil
Premium Member Poem to the showamerica,Hamdparker, cs
Linger awhile,summerbeach,beauty,flower,summeRubaiyatWatson, Wendy
GAZALgod,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Premium Member Poem Dog Days of Summersummer,sun,RubaiyatDietrich, Andrea
Premium Member Poem Lazy Summer Daysbeach,seasons,summer,sunsRubaiyatVillanueva, Angel L
Premium Member Poem For it is Still Summerseasons,summer,RubaiyatLoo, Lu
Premium Member Poem Summer Lacingsappreciation,autumn,fishiRubaiyatJennings, CayCay
Premium Member Poem Dog Days Enduremoon,star,summer,RubaiyatMarcum Wong, Connie
Premium Member Poem Expression Expressedappreciation,introspectioRubaiyatBarden, Gregory R
Summer Cyclesappreciation,summer,sun,RubaiyatOrban, Toni
Premium Member Poem Summer Rhymebeach,family,father son,sRubaiyatRushing, Wren
Premium Member Poem Farewell Dog Daysaugust,autumn,summer,RubaiyatThompson, Janis
     
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