Tag: Poems

Introduction to Various Forms of Urdu Poetry

Ghazal  Ghazal is a collection of couplets (shers or ashaar) which follow the rules of ‘matla’, ‘maqta’, beh-er’, ‘qafiya’ and ‘radeef’. The couplets are complete in themselves. All the couplets of a ghazal must be of the same beh-er, end in the same words (radeef) and have the same rhyming pattern (qaafiyaa). Every ghazal MUST have a matla. A ghazal… Read more →