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... Read More


Mujhe Hukam Hua Kuch Or Mang Us Ke Siwa,

Mujhe Hukam Hua Kuch Or Mang Us Ke Siwa,

Main Dast-e-Dua Se Uth Gaya Ke Mujhe Justaju Bus Usi Ki Thi.

Latest Urdu Poetry

Kuch To Hawa Bhi Sard Thi, Kuch Tha Tera Khayal Bhi,

Dil Ko Khushi Ke Sath Sath Hota Raha Malaal

Woh jo geet tum ne suna nahin,
Meri umar bhar ka reyaaz* tha,
Mere dard ki thi daastaan,
Jisey tu

Kaha tha tum say...mera intezaar na karna
dunya chahey jo kahey tum aitebar na karna

Aisa ho chu

Barff aisi ke pighalti nahin paani ban kar,
Pyaas aisi ke bujhaatey huye thak jaata hoon,
Achi lag

Wo Dil Hee Kia Tere Milnay Ki Jo Dua Na Karay
Mein Tujh Ko Bhool Ke Zinda Rahuun Khuda Na Karay
Ra

Jis ko dekho vahi zanjir-ba-pa lagata hai
Shahar ka shahar hua dakhil-e-zindan jana

Ab tera zikr

Jo Main Sar Bsajda Hoa Kabi, Tu Zameen Se Aane Lagi Sada
Tera Dil Tu Hai Sanam Aashna, Tuje Kia Mil

خاموشی رات کی دیکتھا ہوں اور تجھے سوچتا ہوں
مد ہوش اکثر

The fog comes
on little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and

Hadd Se Barh Kar Haseen Lagte Ho
Jhuti Qasmein Zaroor Khaya Kro...

"Faith" is a fine invention
When Gentlemen can see—
But Microscopes are prudent
In an Emergency

A Letter To My Aunt Discussing The Correct Approach To Modern Poetry


To you, my aunt, who would

Bagair jane pehchane iqrar na kijiye,
muskura kar dilo ko beqrar na kijiye,

phool bhi dey jatay

Ajab Ek Shor Sa Barpa Hai Kahin
Koi Khaamosh Ho Gaya Hai Kahin

Hai Kuchh Aisa Ki Jaise Ye Sab Ku

COME down, O maid, from yonder mountain height:
What pleasure lives in height (the shepherd sang),

A fond kiss, and then we sever;
A farewell, and then forever!
Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pled

Jo judai mile to woh hai ghum,
Jo dair se mile to woh hai paisa,
Jo kisi kisi ko mile woh hai pyar

Dil Paak nahi to Paak Ho Sakta Nahi Insaan,

Warna Ibles ko bhi aate The Wusoo Ke Fraiz Bohat...!

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

Sabhi ashk aankhon mein aa gaye na chupa sakay na bata sakay
Wo jo bheid tha wo khul gya koi baat b

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.