A broken heart aches more than any other wound on your body. 

You love a person, dream of spending your entire life with them and one day, they’re gone, leaving behind a void which feels irreplaceable. Well, breakups are tough but poetry might just make them a little easier to cope with. 

Nothing sums up the indescribable pain of a broken heart quite like Urdu shayari does. So, here are 24 shayaris that subtly describe the suffering of a grieving heart.

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