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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

Lamhacrazy,creation,cute love,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Zindagi ki Khwahishenheart,how i feel,imaginatGhazalSaxena, Divyesh
Teri yaadblue,butterfly,care,imagiGhazalbajantri, jagdish
EACH DROPallusion,Nazmbilgic, Semih
Devi jiabsence,abuse,allegory,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Premium Member Poem Losthope,lost,truth,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
nasha hai choordrink,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Tasveeranniversary,creation,cuteGhazalbajantri, jagdish
HERgirl,GhazalNoble, Danny
HERgirl,GhazalNoble, Danny
Explanationangst,betrayal,confusion,GhazalMumtaz, Shadaab
Mehkata hai badananxiety,art,romantic,sad Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
A Voiceabsence,anger,angst,depreGhazalMumtaz, Shadaab
GAZALhumanity,Ghazalmon, Rochish
januanimal,art,beautiful,deepGhazalbajantri, jagdish
Tip tipcrush,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Pendulum Anachronismabsence,death,introspectiGhazalCopold, Jared Wain
Nazar na lagey payar kocare,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Payala apne paayas kaafrica,age,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Sansaradventure,arabic,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Diya buje na raatbangla,romantic,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
mai mai hoo,mai tera hooconflict,confusion,couragGhazalyadav, akash
totey se awazbirth,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
aapna payarmagic,miss you,sexy,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Jism hua beyhalarabic,cute love,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Din ho ya raatdeath,desire,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Breathing the Shadowabuse,assonance,bereavemeSalaamWarehime, Jazmin
Sula dodeath,deep,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Waqut ko bhi ehssas hoanger,art,princess,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Maan jaoemotions,games,prayer,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Zasbaatart,for her,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Khilta nahi gulabart,beauty,for her,games,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
kaab dekhu aapki muskanart,beautiful,dream,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
for which I broke my pen's nibbeautiful,beauty,NazmAnsur, Khan
Naraz hoon Mai tumseanger,art,death,i am,relaGhazalbajantri, jagdish
A Momentlife,love,GhazalFarmer, Jez
When I'm No Moredeath,emotions,goodbye,irGhazalDew, Pin
tumhara numberabsence,loneliness,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
As Myselfallusion,death,deep,life,GhazalDew, Pin
I Guess I Am Nineteenemotions,growth,memory,noGhazalDew, Pin
Mujse sahadi karogibeauty,love,magic,marriagGhazalbajantri, jagdish
Mai parwanaafrica,angel,drink,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Slaverydrug,feelings,slavery,GhazalHIJAZI, RULA
Me Versus Youanger,anti bullying,feeliSalaamkedia, nishtha
Premium Member Poem The Hellhound - from mythologyhorror,urban,RubaiyatHopkins-Drewer, Cecelia
GHAZALhumanity,Ghazalmon, Rochish
dobatey ko tinka sharaart,grave,patriotic,Ghazalbajantri, jagdish
Phoolo se muskanabsence,art,cute love,heaGhazalbajantri, jagdish
Premium Member Poem Mother Naturelove,mountains,sunshine,wRubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
Akasarabsence,change,crazy,imagGhazalbajantri, jagdish

Urdu Poetry Articles