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Nazar Muhammad Rashid was his complete name. He was born on 1 August 1910. Commonly he is known as Noon Meem Rashid or N.M. Rashid. He was an influential Pakistani poet of modern Urdu poetry. He was often attacked for his unconventional views and life style. According to Zia Mohyeddin, a friend of Rashid, "In the time when everybody was in quest of learning English, which was a must for getting some decent job, Rashid was busy in making paintings or poetry."

His poetry themes run from the struggle against domination to the relationship between words and meanings, between language and awareness and the creative process that produces poetry and other arts.

In the start his poetry appeared to have the influence of John Keats, Mathew Arnold and Robert Browning. He has written many sonnets on their pattern but later he developed his own style. These were his initial exercises of poetry, which could not last for a longer period of time. That’s why ultimately he maintained his own style. He rebelled against the traditional form of the 'ghazal' and became the first major exponent of free verse in Urdu Literature. His first book, 'Mavra', introduced free verse and is technically accomplished and lyrical. He died on  9 October 1975.

Urdu Poetry & Shayari of Noon Meem Rashid. Read Nazams, Love Poetry, Sad Poetry, Social Poetry, Friendship Poetry, Heart Broken Poetry of Noon Meem Rashid, Nazams, Love Poetry, Sad Poetry, Social Poetry, Friendship Poetry, Heart Broken Poetry and much more. There is 1 book of the poet published on UrduPoint, including Mix Poetry Collection by Noon Meem Rashid. Read poetry from the books. There are total 7 Urdu Poetry collection of Noon Meem Rashid published online.