Known as the language of love, Urdu has served years and years of romance in our lives. The Urdu language developed during the 12th century, a combination of Persian, Arabic, Turkic with a resemblance to Hindi. Poetry in Urdu is So Heart Touching
Urdu poetry holds a strong secular tradition. The mushairas – poetic recitals – an event that has been in our culture for so long and loved to this day. And, just by hearing this word typically our senses are drawn towards the notion of love.
It is true that aside from patriotic poems, Urdu literature is enriched and known for romantic Shayari. People mostly students of 10th and 12th resembles Urdu literature as urdu poetry sad but they will also say urdu poetry best.
It is only a matter of how the words are used, that can make even a simple sentence to sound sensual. That’s the art of this language.
From what we have studied in our previous courses these gazals have been a favourite among all. And, that is because the words just hit the right places. If you know, you know!
Apart from the lyrical coherence, the meanings behind each word shake the very being of our existence. It makes us wonder, why is poetry in Urdu so heart touching?
LET US TAKE A LOOK AT THESE COUPLETS; MEIN USKE LABON KA INKAR HUN, AUR WOH MERI AANKHON KA INTEZAAR.
The longing of the beloved despite the rejection. A hole in the heart, a bleeding wound due to denied love and infatuation. One is refusing to acknowledge the other, while they keep on waiting; hoping for a flower to bloom in a dream that will remain untrue till the end of time.
MEIN USKE DIL DAFN RAHA RAAZ BAANKAR, AUR WOH ZAHIR RAHI MERE GEETON MEIN SAAZ BAANKAR.
Does this make you take a journey down the memory lane? Heart touching, isn’t it?
Such a tragic love! A love that is buried deep down in the corners of heart, like an ugly secret, while the other cherishes them.
-Poetry in Urdu is So Heart Touching