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

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,RubaiyatDear Heart , Broken Wings-
The Way I Seeanalogy,beauty,RubaiyatSinha-Roy, Subimal
Waiting For The Nirvanagod,inspirational,life,RubaiyatSinha-Roy, Subimal
In My Mind Foreveranalogy,friendship,inspirRubaiyatSinha-Roy, Subimal
GAZALgod,grandfather,Ghazalmon, Rochish
Oasisinspiration,love,GhazalFlame, Poetic
Premium Member Poem The Jewelage,for her,love,youth,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem Wynken and Blynken Boutiqueadventure,dream,humorous,RubaiyatBarden, Gregory R
Uljhe Hue Sawalabsence,black love,crazy,GhazalD Angel, Naaz
A wonderful showdesire,emotions,how i feeGhazalNasri, Djamel
Premium Member Poem I Love You, Babylove,RubaiyatDear Heart , Broken Wings-
Premium Member Poem Inside The Mirrorage,journey,mirror,pain,GhazalSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem Little Wet Wingsanimal,beauty,bird,friendRubaiyatBarden, Gregory R
My Father Your Father Our Father-Prayerprayer,RubaiyatImtiaz, Muhammad
Turn 'round and sky opens its mouthanniversary,QasidaMuhammad Musa, Abubakar
KHUD KO Smjhata huboy,break up,faith,GhazalCollection, Ashish pandey
Premium Member Poem Butcher's Knifeanger,metaphor,RubaiyatSalehi, Pashang
Premium Member Poem You Must Feel Himbeautiful,christian,faithRubaiyatPinet, Emile
For you, my readerdesire,dream,friendship lGhazalBocsa, Ovidiu
Truthfaith,religious,spiritualMasnaviMartin, Sheryl
A Muzdawidjallah,religious,spiritualMasnaviMartin, Sheryl
Kingdom of Antsarabic,religious,spirituaMasnaviMartin, Sheryl
Premium Member Poem A Flash of Lighthumanity,GhazalBeachboard, Deborah Guenther
Sharmate bhi10th grade,12th grade,9thGhazalSingh, Suraj
Premium Member Poem Dreamsdream,GhazalBeachboard, Deborah Guenther
Reh gayilost love,GhazalGupta, Ananya
Nadaan-e-dillost love,GhazalGupta, Ananya
Jane Dolove,GhazalGupta, Ananya
Mohabbatlove hurts,GhazalGupta, Ananya
Premium Member Poem IN THE END - with Darren Whitefriendship,RubaiyatWolf, White
Foreveranxiety,betrayal,conflictGhazalMumtaz, Shadaab
Premium Member Poem DEATH BEGATS NEW LIFEnatural disasters,nature,GhazalTalbot, Mick
Honestly Truetruth,MadahJean-Baptiste, Nagella
Yearing for your distance in love11th grade,12th grade,1stGhazalsharma, Kishan
Premium Member Poem The Watch Makercreation,fantasy,love,MasnaviSalehi, Pashang

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