Poetry

Poetry (derived from the Greek poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and often rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. Poetry has a long history – dating back to prehistoric times with hunting poetry in Africa, and to panegyric and elegiac court poetry of the empires of the Nile, Niger, and Volta River valleys. Some of the earliest written poetry in Africa occurs among the Pyramid Texts written during the 25th century BCE. The earliest surviving Western Asian epic poetry, …

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Rekhta Foundation · 1 January 2024 Urdu

FREE unlimited access to a whole Universe of Urdu Poetry, Language Learning, Sufi Mysticism, Rare Texts


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 24 December 2023 English

Here is how and what a journalism archive makes of poetry and songs. Read on to find out the rhythms of resilience that shaped our world and lives when other things were in disarray

Here is how and what a journalism archive makes of poetry and songs. Read on to find out the rhythms of resilience


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 7 December 2023 English

Over a 100,000 songs and more than 3,000 performers spread across hundreds of villages, the Grindmill Songs Project (GSP) is a phenomenal attempt to capture the voices of ordinary women …


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 November 2023 English

First History Lessons is a series of books published by the Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK). Aiming to simplify and explain important historical ideas, the series has been sponsored …

John Lennon sought peace through their music and poetry. Students in schools and colleges and universities


Rekhta Foundation · 18 October 2023 English

نوبیل پرائز کا حق دار قرار پانے پر اپنے جرمن پبلشر کے ذریعے بھجوائے گئے پیغام میں یان فوسے کا کہنا تھا کہ وہ بیک وقت اس پر خوش بھی …


Rekhta Foundation · 28 August 2023 English

Poetry has forever been a language of the heart and as Milan Kundera reminded us, ‘when the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object’. A moving medium of expression that explores the deep recesses recesses of our being, poetry awakens us to suppressed emotions. It rouses sensitivities to a point where grief becomes the music of the soul and moments of happiness, a cherished interlude in an ordinary

<p>Poetry has forever been a language of the heart and as Milan Kundera reminded us, ‘when the heart expression that explores the deep recesses of our being, poetry awakens us to suppressed emotions. It rouses sensitivities


Rekhta Foundation · 18 August 2023 English

Urdu poetry is a realm where words transcend their literal meanings, weaving a tapestry of emotions, spirituality, and profound insights. At its heart lies a deep connection to mysticism and Sufism, two leading them on a journey to find divinity within verses. The post Mysticism and Sufism in Urdu Poetry: Finding Divinity in Verses appeared first on Best Urdu Blogs, Urdu Articles, Urdu Shayari Blogs

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PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 August 2023 English

The State of India’s Birds (SoIB) is a periodic, national-level examination of the distribution range and abundance trends of Indian birds that aids in formulating conservation plans. The SoIB last …

behaviour, Asian Koel is prominent in folklore, poetry, and art in India. It is among the few birds whose


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 13 July 2023 English

The Linguistic Survey of India (LSI) is an ongoing project of the Government of India that aims to document and study how languages have changed in the country over the …

is broadly classified into lyal ‘prose’, Isai ‘poetry’ and Nadakam ‘drama’ and Nattiyam or Kuttu (dance) two very important aspects. (1) Prose and (2) Poetry. It may be noted that prose writings have gained stories. Poetry The late poet Subramanya Bharathi started a new era in the history of poetry. He used used poetry as an instrument to arouse patriotism and was successful in this to a great extent. The complete poet in Tamil Nadu. He followed Bharati in making poetry very popular and in using it as the best instrument


Rekhta Foundation · 6 July 2023 English

पाश ने मुसलसल डायरी नहीं लिखी। उनकी डायरी कई बरसों पर फैली हुई है। बेशतर साल की शुरूआत में डायरी लिखना शुरूअ किया और फिर बंद कर दिया। पाश की …


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