Recitation of poetry is deeply regarded for expressing your true feelings. It has been observed that Urdu poets in the past used to say poetry that depicts the social, cultural surroundings of their era. Last Updated on Sunday, October 14 2018 ... Read more
One day a spider said to a fly 'Though you pass this way daily My hut has never been honored by you By making a chance visit inside by you Though depriving strangers of a visit does not matter Evading the near and dear ones does not look good My house will be honored by a visit by you A ladder is before you if you decide to step in Hearing this the fly said to the spider 'Sire, you should entice some simpleton thus This fly would never be pulled into your net Whoever climbed your net could never step down The spider said, 'How strange, you consider me a cheat I have never seen a simpleton like you in the world I only wanted to entertain you I had no personal gain in view You have come flying from some unknown distant place Resting for a while in my house would not harm you Many things in this house are worth your seeing Though apparently a humble hut you are seeing Dainty drapes are hanging from the doors And I have decorated the walls with mirrors Beddings are available for guests' comforts Not to everyone's lot do fall these comforts The fly said, 'All this may very well be But do not expect me to enter your house 'May God protect me from these soft beds Once asleep in them getting up again is impossible The spider spoke to itself on hearing this talk 'How to trap it? This wretched fellow is clever Many desires are fulfilled with flattery in the world All in the world are enslaved with flattery' Thinking this the spider spoke to the fly thus! 'Madam, God has bestowed great honors on you! Everyone loves your beautiful face Even if someone sees you for the first time Your eyes look like clusters of glittering diamonds God has adorned your beautiful head with a plume This beauty, this dress, this elegance, this neatness And all this is very much enhanced by singing in flight The fly was touched by this flattery And spoke, 'I do not fear you any more I hate the habit of declining requests Disappointing somebody is bad indeed' Saying this it flew from its place When it got close the spider snapped it The spider had been starving for many days The fly provided a good leisurely meal
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.