Sher (couplet) here in Roman Urdu:

arz kiya hai

Ek zamaana tha
hum bhi hasa kartey thei
ek zamaana hai
thoda muskura diye to tabiyat bigad jaaye


In the past
on my face often wide smiles spilled
in the now
just a hint and I am rendered ill

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Urdu is a beautiful language spoken in India,it is the official language of Pakistan.Urdu has it’s roots in Persian,shayari is poetry in Urdu,a couplet usually ends with a punch that brings the whole verse together.