Philosophers have always argued about time and have viewed it with different theories. Poets, on the other hand, have made the time the essence of their work and worries.
When stuck in the past, it is the 'maazi' that the poet lives in his poetry. When hoping for a beautiful future, the poets are usually dreaming about the union or 'visaal' with their beloved. But, the present is what makes the poet wonder about these two points of time - the past and the future.
In this episode of Urdunama, we try to explore the different effects of time that Urdu poetry brings in it.