Poetry of Atta Shad, Urdu Shayari of Atta Shad

عطا شاد کی شاعری

وہ گل ہے اسے پردہ خاشاک نہ پہنا

Wo Gul Hai Use Parda E Khashak Na Pehna

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

میری زمیں پر

Meri Zamin Par

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

میں نے خوشبو کو بھی چھو کے دیکھا

Mein Ne Khushbu Ko Bhi Chu Ke Dekha

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

تجھ کو ڈھونڈتا ہوں

Wo Faqih Dhoondta Hoon Main

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

تو جو بچھڑا تو یہ محسوس ہوا

To Jo Bichara To Ye Mehsoos Hova

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

تا عمر سنی قضا کی دستک

Ta Umar Suni Qaza Ki Dastak

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

شمع چپ ہے بھی تو کیا دل کا اجالا بولے

Shama Chup Oy Bhi To Kiya Dil Ka Ujala Boley

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

رس اس کے قرب گرم کا ہے حرف حرف میں

Ras Us Ke Qurb E Garam Ka Hai Hurf Hurf Mein

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

پارسائوں نے بڑے ظرف کا اظہار کیا

Parsao Ne Bare Zurg Se Izhar Kia

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

نہ تھا جو کچھ تو نہیں کا وجود تھا تنہا

Na Tha Jo Kuch To Nahin Ka Wajod Tha Tanha

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

میں زخم زخم رہوں روح کے خرابوں سے

Mein Zakham Zakham Rahun Roh Ky Khrabon Se

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

یہ چشمے کے پانی میں کیسا غبار آگیا ہے

Ye Chashme Ke Pani Main Kaisa Gubar Aagaya

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

ڈوب گئے تو جھوٹے ٹھہرے

Dob Gaye To Jhoty Thehre

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

ہے جسم جسم دھڑکتی رتوں کاشہر آباد

Hai Jism Jism Dharti Ruton Ka Shehar Aabad

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

دشت میں سفر ٹھہرا پھر مرے سفینے کا

Dasht Mein Safar Thehra Phir Mere Safene Ka

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

دم گھٹے شہر بے حساب ہوا

Dam Guty Shehar Be Hisab Hawa

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

چوب صحرا بھی وہاں رشک ثمر کہلائے

Chob E Sehra Bhi Waha Rashke Samar Kehlaye

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

بڑا کٹھن ہے راستہ جو آسکو تو ساتھ دو

Bara Kathin Hai Rasta, Jo Aa Sako To Sath Do

(Atta Shad) عطا شاد

A great poet, researcher, play writer, critic and intellectual- Atta Shad was born on 1st November 1939. In start he wrote poems in Urdu and later he also wrote in the Balochi. In reference to Balochi poetry he was considered the architect of this symbolic modern Balochi poetry. Shad’s poetry style was inspired by Faiz in start. He also started his poetry under the instruction of the Faiz Ahmed but soon he felt that he need to write in his own style.

Writing in the unique style gave him a significant place in literary quarters. He was influenced by the western romantic poets such as Shelley, and T.S. Eliot. He was considered the significant figure in modern Balochi poetry. “Shepaank” was his first collection of his free verse poem. It was published in “OLS magazine”. He served as the bridge between Urdu and Balochi Poetry.

Two poetry collections were published in his life time. His Urdu poetry is considered as the mirror of the Balochi culture. A new poetic flavor was added to the Urdu Poetry by Atta. He used certain Balochi folk lore and romantic sags. Some of his poems like ‘Mahnaaz’, Haani, Wafa and Shah Mureed represent many aspects of Balochi culture.

His short poem ‘Wafa’ reads as: On my motherland A bowel of water Worth eternal allegiance Let us quench our thirst And Submit ourselves to the eternal bond.

A major Pakistani newspaper said about him that Atta Shad used to raise his voice against all forms of social oppression and that Balochistan had been vulnerable to tribal oppression and dictatorship over the years. He died on 13 February 1997 and was buried on 14 February in Qasi graveyard in Quetta.


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