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 […]

‘Poh Phutti’, a Book of Punjabi Poetry by Pir Nek Alam Cheema

Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema (Retd) My great grandfather Pir Nek Alam Cheema was a Head Master and had taught in many Government schools in Gujrat and Jhelum districts before the Partition. He had also obtained law degree but I think he did not practice law. He has written three books in Punjabi, namely ‘Poh […]

“Ajj Akhaan Waris Shah Nu” by Amrita Pritam

Amrita Pritam’s poem ‘Ajj Akhaan Waris Shah Nu’ has been written in the backdrop of Partition of India in 1947 and the bloodshed which followed. It narrates the gory happenings of the Partition, a heart throbbing account of pain of women, who suffered the most; whether Hindu, Sikh or Muslim.  Roman Urdu: Ajj aakhan Waris Shah nu, […]

‘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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Quotes of Jalaluddin Rumi

Brief Life History: Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Balkhi (30 Sep 1207–17 Dec1273), also known as Jalaluddin Muhammad Rumi (English-speaking world simply call him Rumi), was a 13th-century Persian poet and Sufi mystic. He was born in the village of Wakhsh, a small town located at the river Wakhsh in Persia (in what is now Tajikistan). Wakhsh belonged to […]

Punjabi Poetry

Punjabi Poetry : It is not possible to add work of all Punjabi poets in this website. Only some noted verses/poems of a few renowned poets are given here. An effort has been made to include their poetry written in Punjabi script because it is quite cumbersome to read Punjabi poetry in English script. As […]

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 […]

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