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.