Ab jo dekhen to koi aesi barri baat na thi,
Yeh shab-o-roz, maah-o-saal ka pur-paich safar,
Qadrey asaan bhi ho sakta tha,
Yeh jo har morr pe kuch uljhe huye raste hain,
In main tarteeb ka imkaan bhi ho sakta tha,
Hum zara dheyaan se chalte to woh ghar,
Jis ke baam-o-dar-o-deewar pe veerani hai,
Jiss ki har subah main shaamon ki pareshaani hai,
Uss main hum chain se abaad bhi ho sakte they,
Bakht se amman ki raahen bhi nikal sakti theen,
Waqt se sulaah ka paimaan bhi ho sakta tha,
Ab jo dekhen to bohat saaf nazar aatey hain,
Saarey manzar bhi, pass-e-manzar bhi,
Lekin iss dair khayaali ka silaah kya hoga,
Yeh to sab baad ki baaten hain meri jaan,
Inhe dekhte sochte rehne se bhala kya hoga,
Woh jo hona tha hua, ho bhi chuka,
Waqt ki lohh pe likhi hui har tehreer ke harff,
Khat-e-tanseekh se waaqif hi nahin,
Bakht maktab ke register ki tarah hota hai,
Apne number pe jo labaikk nahin keh paatey,
Unka kuch uzzr nahin, koi bhi fariyaad nahin,
Yeh woh taayer hain jinhe apni nawaah yaad nahin,
Linain kat’ti rahin, lafz badalne ke sabbab,
Koi tehreer musalssal nahin hone paayi,
Haasil-e-umar yehi channd adhoorey haakay,
Koi tasveer mukammal nahin hone paayi,
Ab jo dekhen to koi aesi barri baat na thi…
Urdu Poetry – Poetry is the language of heart. Emotions and feelings take the shape of words and are delivered in a poetic manner. Urdu poetry draws its existence from past 18th and 19th century which are rich in tradition and composed in various forms. Most of the Urdu poetry derives from Arabic and Persian origin. From time immemorial, Urdu poetry has been written and narrated by renowned poets of all times. Urdu poetry is enriched with such true emotions and feelings. It has been observed that Urdu poets in the past used to say poetry that depicts and highlights the social, cultural issues of their era.
The poets used Urdu poetry as a medium of expression to put their thoughts forward for the readers. The Urdu poets are known for reviving romance, culture, social & political issues in the form of Urdu poetry collections. Urdu poetry is considered as an integral part of Pakistani culture. Our history is rich with numerous poetry collections from renowned poets like Mirza Ghalib, Allama Iqbal, Mir Dard, Mir Taqi Mir, and the list goes on. Allama Iqbal and Mirza Ghalib are considered to be the flag barrier of Urdu poetry. Iqbal Urdu poetry is based on philosophy, love, and for encouraging Muslims of India. Mirza Ghalib is regarded as the greatest Urdu poets of all times. They have contributed incredibly in the form of Ghazal, Hamd, Nazm, Ruba’i, Shayari and much more. Apart from them, Mir Taqi Mir and Mir Dard are known for romantic and sad Urdu poetry. Several other maestros of Urdu Poetry have been passed who added some valuable pearls and gems to the poetic collections from time to time.
Urdu poetry has evolved and revolutionized from time to time. Previously tough Persian and Arabic words are used for narrating the Urdu poetry. Later use of simpler Urdu words have taken over and are used more oftenly. Poets like Ahmed Faraz, Parveen Shakir, Faiz Ahmed Faiz have added some valuable Urdu poetry collection that are loved and praised by masses to date. New subject matter, themes are used by new poets that has modernized Urdu Poetry. The various forms of Urdu Poetry available for the readers includes Ghazal, Hamd, Marsiya, Naat, Nazm, Qasida, Masnavi, Naat, Qawalli, Ruba’i, Shayari and much more. The poetry lovers can stock their libraries and houses with the enormous treasure of Urdu poetry. The collection of Urdu Poems in the form of Dewan and Kuliyat are preferred by those who have a taste for traditional poetry. Allama Iqbal and Mirza Ghalib have immense contribution to the Urdu poetry.
The Urdu poetry collection of Ghalib and Iqbal are researched, read and shared by masses worldwide.The modern Urdu poets possess a progressive and practical state of mind that is far from the narration of female beauty and romance. Urdu Ghazals has been associated with emotions earlier, but now the trends are changing to give it a completely new domain of expression. Many Urdu poets become popular because of their Romantic poetry include Ghazal Ahmed Faraz, Habib Jalib, Sagar Siddiqui, Muneer Niazi, Mohsin Naqvi, Farhat Abbas Shah and many others.
The archive of HamariWeb provides the evergreen Urdu poetry collection for the viewers. Some of the finest gems of Urdu Shayari are Munir Niazi, Allama Iqbal, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Ahmed Faraz, Mirza Ghalib, Habib Jalib, Parveen Shakir, John Elia, Syed Wasi Shah to name a few. You can even search, post, read, and share the Urdu poetry based on various genres that includes Eid poetry, sad poetry, patriotic poetry, love poetry, rain poetry, mother poetry, Islamic poetry etc. People with great taste in poetry are glued to this page. Find some of the finest and latest collection of Urdu poetry on HamariWeb.