Ahmad Faraz Ghazal; ‘Rafaqatoun Mein Peshemaniyaan Tou Hoti Hain’

Ahmad Faraz Ghazal Ahmad Faraz (12 January 1931 – 25 August 2008) was a famous Urdu poet. He was one of the best modern Urdu poets of the last century. He was born in Kohat, later moved to Peshawar with his family. He studied in Edwardes College, Peshawar and received Masters degree in Urdu and […]

Poetry of Noshi Gilani

Brief Introduction. Noshi Gilani (born in Bahawalpur on 4 March 1964) is an Urdu poet and a former academic from Islamia University, Bahawalpur. She studied at Bahawalpur University. She settled in San Francisco, USA in 1995. She moved to Australia after her marriage with Saeed Khan, an Australian-based Urdu poet in 2008. She has written […]

Poetry of Saghar Siddiqui

Life History: Muhammad Akhtar Shah (pseudonym Saghar Siddiqui) was a renowned Urdu poet. In spite of his ruined and homeless lonely life, he remained famous. Saghar is also known as a saint and when he died, he left nothing but a pet dog. reportedly the dog also died just after one year on the same […]

‘Lab Pe Aaati Hai Du’aa’ by Allama Iqbal

Children Poem by Allama Iqbal : ‘Lab Pe Aaati Hai Du’aa Bun Ke Tamanna Meri’ is one of the most famous Urdu poems for children by Allama Muhammad Iqbal. It is a du’aa (prayer) of a small child who asks Allah to bless him with noble traits like love for the humanity, love for his native […]

Poetry of Abbas Tabish

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Tariq Ki Dua (Andalus Ke Maidaan-e-Jang Mein)

Allama Iqbal’s Poem; Tariq ki Dua (Andalus Kay Maidaan-e-Jang Mein) English translation: English translation by Mukarram Alam. Tariq Ki Dua (Andalus Kay Maidaan-e-Jang Mein) Tariq’s Prayer (In the Battlefield of Andalusia) Yeh Ghazi, yeh teray purisrar banday, Jinhain tu nay bakhsha hai zouq-e-Khudai. These victorious, these mysterious parishioners of yours; to whom you bequeath godly-taste! […]

Poetry of Mirza Ghalib

Brief Life History:  Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan was born  in Kala Mahal in Agra on 27 December 1797. He was a classical Urdu and Persian poet from the Mughal Empire during British colonial rule. His original pen-name was Asad, drawn from his name, Asadullah Khan. During an early period of his poetic career he also adopted the pen-name of Ghalib.  He wrote several ghazals. He […]

Parveen Shakir Poetry

Parveen Shakir Poetry. Brief Life History: Parveen Shakir (Nov 24, 1952 – Dec 26, 1994) was an Urdu poet, teacher and a civil servant of the Government of Pakistan. She was born in Karachi on 24 Nov 1952. Her father’s name was Syed Shakir Hussain Zaidi and her mother’s name was Afzal-un-Nissa. Parveen Shakir was a highly […]

Urdu Poetry

Best Urdu Poetry. Editor’ Note: The scope of this post on Urdu Poetry is very limited. It doesn’t cater the work of all Urdu poets. Only a few noted couplets/poems of some prominent poets are given here. Click the following links and read the exclusive pages of under mentioned poets:- – Mirza Ghalib’s Poetry – Perveen Shakir’s Poetry […]