URDU SUFI POETS: LIVES & POEMS Translations & Introductions Paul Smith Introduction includes...Urdu Poetry, The Ghazal in Urdu Poetry, The Ruba'i in Urdu Poetry, The Qit'a in Urdu Poetry. Included with each selection of a particular poet is a brief biography plus a list of further reading. The correct rhyme-structure has been kept as well as the beauty and meaning of these beautiful, often mystical poems. THE POETS: Qutub Shah, Wali, Sauda, Dard, Mir, Aatish, Zafar, Zauq, Shefta, Dabir, Anees, Shad, Asghar, Jigar. Pages 92. Introduction to Sufi Poets Series Life & Poems of the following Sufi poets, Translations & Introductions: Paul SmithAMIR KHUSRAU, ANSARI, ANVARI, AL-MA'ARRI, 'ATTAR, ABU SA'ID, AUHAD UD-DIN, BABA FARID, BABA AZFAL, BABA TAHIR, BEDIL, BULLEH SHAH, DARA SHIKOH, GHALIB, HAFIZ, IBN 'ARABI, IBN YAMIN, IBN AL-FARID, IQBAL, 'IRAQI, JAHAN KHATUN, JAMI, KAMAL AD-DIN, KABIR, KHAQANI, KHAYYAM, LALLA DED, MAKHFI, MANSUR HALLAJ, MU'IN UD-DIN CHISHTI, NAZIR AKBARABADI, NESIMI, NIZAMI, OBEYD ZAKANI, RAHMAN BABA, RUMI, SANA'I, SADI, SARMAD, SHABISTARI, SHAH LATIF, SHAH NI'MAT'ULLAH, SULTAN BAHU, YUNUS EMRE, EARLY ARABIC SUFI POETS, EARLY PERSIAN SUFI POETS, URDU SUFI POETS, TURKISH SUFI POETS, AFGHAN SUFI POETS Apprx. 90 pages each. Paul Smith is a poet, author and translator of over 150 books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and other languages including Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, 'Attar, Sana'i, Jahan Khatun, Mu'in, Amir Khusrau, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Bulleh Shah, Shah Latif, Lalla Ded, Mahsati and others, and his poetry, fiction, plays, biographies, children's books and screenplays. amazon.com/author/smithpa Published by New Humanity Books
Paul Smith trained as a reporter with DC Thomson, serving on The Courier, Evening Telegraph and Sunday Post. He went on to work in the weekly press and served as a local newspaper editor for more than three years before returning to the regional sector. After more than 16 years in newspapers, working in news and sport, he moved into the PR industry in 2012. As an author, he has penned more than 10 sports titles as well as ghost-writing several autobiographies.