Bharati Nayak

Bharati Nayak Poems

I speak not
As I feel
Speaking is not essential
Silence speaks for itself

I was born to a home
Where every body calls it Mr.X's home
I was married to a Home
Where everybody calls it Mr.Y's home

What and how
Can I define
And give a meaning
When I look

Oh Mother
I am
That daughter of yours
Who you see

I love you
But ÝOU' are not you
YOU'' are that beauty

My life sails
Pass by, the days, months and years
Who keeps their records?

Though winged
I am caged
I flutter my wings
As if to fly


Where was I?
I rose from null
And one day
Vanish into void

Perchance I happened to meet
One editor of a newspaper big
In conversation I told him
About my interest in writing

Ah! It is not rainy season
From where fell
The rain drops!
It is thirsty Summer

They rise in me
Like large waves
Overpowering me
I surrender to them

Oh Tree
Don't cry
As you are alone
In this concrete jungle

The days were waiting for you to come
Flowers were waiting to blossom
The breeze was waiting to caress the lovely branch
The roads were waiting for your feet to touch

I am put on the table
In the corner of your room
I smile my flowers
In different colors.

Me, the earth
You see my beautiful face
The beautiful sky and greeneries
Lovely flowers and sweet chirping birds

Inspired by poem of Daniel Brick'—‘'Du Fu Visits Anne Yun''

Your visit to Anne Yun
So special

Sea, Sky and Fire

The wait is over.I declare with immense joy that the book 'Poetry and Friendship' written jointly by Daniel Brick and Bharati Nayak has been published by Authorspress, New Delhi.Daniel Brick would have been so glad had he seen this book
The book is dedicated to Daniel Brick, my co-author who passed away while we were in the process of book making.

He lives in his poetry.Each poem he writes is a part of his soul.

A Document of Promise.
(Transcreation of the poem(ପ୍ରତିଶୃତିର ଦସ୍ତାବିଜ)by Kumudini Jee
(From the Anthology-A Handful of Memories)

It is that pain
Which torments you always
It is that sorrow
Which wants to come out

Bharati Nayak Biography

Born in the year 1962, I hail from Odisha, an eastern state of India.I always consider myself wannabe poet, though I have already published two poetry collections - one in my native language Odia and the other one in English.I am not a student of literature, but writing is my hobby and passion.I was a regular contributor to my school magazines.I sincerely believe that pen is mightier than the sword.When I browse through poems I very often want to read the Biography of the poet.The biography, the background of the poet gives insight to understand his/her poem.The factors like gender, religion, schooling, family history, education and his culture etc get reflected in his writings.When I do not find a Bio in the Poet; s page, I get disappointed.On Poem Hunter many are writing in their pen name or pseudo names for various reasons.It poses difficulty for the reader to understand his writings.Like I wanted to read Bio of other poets, Other readers may also like to read my Bio.So I decided to submit on this page. I am married and have 3 children.I have a Masters degree in Political Science from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. My schooldays were spent in Cuttack, my parental home. Poem Hunter has brought me closer to many kind and learned people around the world.I will always remain grateful to this amazing site and all friends across globe. I truly feel myself a global citizen.Thanks to all readers, friends and commentators for your kind support in my poetic journey.)

The Best Poem Of Bharati Nayak

I Speak Not #153 In Top 500 Poems On 15th July 2021

I speak not
As I feel
Speaking is not essential
Silence speaks for itself
Even eyes speak
Speak thousand words my quivering lips
Unsaid words travel million miles
Sun speaks
Moon speaks
Speaks the thunderstorm
When hearts meet
Mouth says no words
Only the closeness knows
How louder is the heart
When it beats
Beating the loudness of sea-roars.

Bharati Nayak Comments

Souren Mondal 17 February 2016

If it were upto me to describe Bharti, I would call her a singer and not a poet.. Her poems show a magestic sense of simplicity and can be sung. For the past many months since I have been here, I have had the good fortune to read her poems and have always felt a beautiful sensation, a kind of an aesthetic pleasure that one would derive only from those works of pure art that are sublime... In short, sweet, splendid, and sublime - these are the adjectives that best suit Bharti Nayak's poetry.. If you read her poems once, you shall be back for more.

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Fabrizio Frosini 24 April 2016

In Italian: Bharati è una bella Signora e Poetessa di squisita sensibilità, che padroneggia l'arte della poesia con le sue sapienti capacità, così da formulare splendidamente, attraverso la parola, le sue raffinate emozioni. In English: Bharati is a fair Lady and Poetess of exquisite sensibility, who commands the art of Poetry through her skilful ability, so as to express beautifully, through the Word, her refined emotions. _____________________________________________ Next Anthology, dear Bharati, will be a surprise to many..! ;) Cheers Fabrizio

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Unnikrishnan E S 27 April 2016

Very rarely do we find such beautiful poetry.

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Sayeed Abubakar 11 January 2016

Bharati Nayak is one of my favorite poets. She speaks in her poems from within her heart. Pure poems come from heart, not from head.

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Bharati Nayak 19 July 2022

Why can't I read the' Poems of the Day' on this lap- top. Today is 19th July 2022.But on this laptop it is 9th July 2022.I can't read today's Poems of the Day.Poem Hunter, please fix the problem.

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Bharati Nayak 17 April 2022

Where did my new poem go?

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Bharati Nayak 21 February 2022

Will Poem Hunter answer why many of my comments go missing !

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Belle Wassermeister 21 February 2022

I had some of mine appear three days later!

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Nabakishore Dash 28 August 2021

Nicely expressed, full of realities.

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So also the comments of other poets have disappeared too. I wonder how this has happened.

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Bharati Nayak Quotes

Poems are writ in heart without words- - we try to express them in words through poetry- -But can we ever really find the right words for the poetry in heart?

I am a piece of pebble Very ordinary Lying on the road side You passerby Perhaps Took a fancy Picked me up Perhaps You found Some color and beauty And so Took me With you Beauty lies In your eyes I am just a pebble Very ordinary Oh passerby! !

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