The Poetry of Afghanistan
refers to poetry from or about Afghanistan
or the culture in Afghanistan. It may be written in a Persian language
, in Pashto
, or in other languages.
Persian poetry from Afghanistan
Persian poetry has a long and continuous history, and frequently refers back to the courtly poetry of previous times.
Pashto poetry from Afghanistan
Pashto poetry is more recent than Persian poetry and owes much to the oral traditions and musical forms of the Pashto people