Search Poetry Here

At The Last Watch - Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

Pity, in place of love,
That pettiest of gifts,
Is but a sugar-coating over neglect.
Any passerby can make a gift of it
To a street beggar,
Only to forget the moment the first corner is turned.
I had not hoped for anything more that day.

You left during the last watch of night.
I had hoped you would say goodbye,
Just say 'Adieu' before going away,
What you had said another day,
What I shall never hear again.
In their place, just that one word,
Bound by the thin fabric of a little compassion
Would even that have been too much for you to bear?

When I first awoke from sleep
My heart fluttered with fear
Lest the time had been over.
I rushed out of bed.
The distant church clock chimed half past twelve
I sat waiting near the door of my room
Resting my head against it,
Facing the porch through which you would come out.

Even that tiniest of chances
Was snatched away by fate from hapless me;
I fell asleep
Shortly before you left.
Perhaps you cast a sidelong glance
At my reclining body
Like a broken boat left high and dry.
Perhaps you walked away with care
Lest you wake me up.
Awaking with a start I knew at once
That my vigil had been wasted
I realised, what was to go went away in a moment,
What was to stay behind stayed on
For all time.

Silence everywhere
Like that of a birds' nest bereft of birds
On the bough of a songless tree.
With the lifeless light of the waning moon was now blended
The pallor of dawn
Spreading itself over the greyness of my empty life.
I walked towards your bedroom
For no reason.
Outside the door
Burnt a smoky lantern covered with soot,
The porch smelt of the smouldering wick.
Over the abandoned bed the flaps of the rolled-up mosquito-net
Fluttered a little in the breeze.
Seen in the sky outside through the window
Was the morning star,
Witness of all sleepless people
Bereft of hope.

Suddenly I found you had left behind by mistake
Your gold-mounted ivory walking stick.
If there were time, I thought,
You might come back from the station to look for it,
But not because
You had not seen me before going away.
Rabindranath Tagore

Latest Urdu Poetry

itna aasaan nahi hai sheher e mohabbat ka pata,,

khud bhatak jaty hein yahan raah batany waly

Where crowns a purple haze
Ashimmer in sunlight rays
The hill called Incense-Burner Peak, from far

Yeh apna ishq reh gaya dharey ka dhara,
Kiraye-daar achaanak makaan chorr gaya..

ab bhi pal pal ji dukhta hai
jaise sab kuchh abhi hua hai
kabhi na phir milna ho jaise
aaj wo

My heart is like a singing bird
Whose nest is in a water'd shoot;
My heart is like an apple-tree

Kab nahin naaz uthaye hain tumhare mene,
Dekho aanchal pe sajaye hain sitare mene,
Wohi lamhaat as

I am still standing on same spot,
Where you left my heart to rot,

At first i thought i'd make it

We sow the glebe, we reap the corn,
We build the house where we may rest,
And then, at moments,

Comrades, if I don't live to see the day
-- I mean,if I die before freedom comes --
take me away

Puss loves man's winter fire
Now that the sun so soon
Leaves the hours cold it warmed
In burning

Khaali jaam liye baithe ho,un aankhon ki baat karo,
Raat bahut hai, pyaas bahut hai, Baarsaton ki b

Meri jholi me woh lafzon ke motii daal deta hai,
Sivaaye is ke kuch maangun to hanss ke ttaal deta

Sochtay Rehnay Ki Aadat Hogayi
Chaunktey Rehnay Ki Aadat Hogayi
Hijr Ki Raaton K Sung Aankhoun Ko

dekh to, dil ke jaan se uthta hai
ye dhuan sa kahan se uthta hai

gor diljale ki hai ye falak
sh

Dhalke Dhalke aansu Dhalke
chhalke chhalke saghar chhalke

dil ke taqaze un ke ishaare
bojhal

MujHe Ab Bhi Us Ki Bewafai Pe YakEEn Nahi Aata.
KyA Har BewaFa Itna Mas00m H0ta He.?

Humi ne tark-e-taluq main pehel ki ke Faraz,
Woh chahtaa tha magar hauslaa na tha us ka..

As soon as Wolf began to feel
That he would like a decent meal,
He went and knocked on Grandma's d

Qarib se tumhe dekha to apna paya,
Jab tumhe dosti mein azmaya to apna paya,

Tumhe kya name dun

Main Us K Sath Juft Ho Jaon

Dua Maangi Hai Taaq Raaton Mein

Urdu Poetry

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.