INDEX OF Poets

Selected poetry of hundreds of poets

A. Hameed

1928 -2011 Lahore

Popular short story writer, novelist and playwright, known for his romantic style of rendition

Well-known poet and editor of literary journal 'Istefsaar'

Pakistani poet, journalist, and translator known for his book containing translations of Sindhi literature

A poet known for his poems on personalities, incidents, festivals, and topical issues. Also wrote a play called 'Hindustani Soorma'

Prominent classical poet and contemporary of Dagh Dehlavi, reflecting all the values of romantic bohimianism of classical Urdu ghazal.

Noted fiction writer and playwright from Pakistan.

One of the founders of modern Urdu criticism.

Prominent poet who mastered the poetic idiom of Lucknow poetry.

One of the prominent poets of Pakistan known for his unique responses to modern-day social issues in his Ghazals and Nazms

Prominent among the poets of Kashmir, published two collections, 'Raaste Manzilein' and 'Patta Patta'

Aanis Moin

1960 -1986 Multan

A promising poet from Pakistan who committed suicide at the age of 27

Prominent post-modern poet who went missing in 1996

A poet to draw upon traditional poetics, published several poetry collections

A prominent poet and scholar of Lucknow, a disciple of Dagh and Natiq Gulawathhi, known for his annotations of Ghalib and Hafiz, and editing the works of the earliest women poets of Urdu

A poet of humour; published a collection of poems 'Andaaz-e-Bayaan'

Poet and writer, known for his critical work on childrens’ literature