Category: Inspirational Poem

For Her

She and I didn’t share the same nature of job.

I’ve known her but for some time now.

She and I never spoke anything

Except exchanged “Thank you”  

For the cup of tea she served me at work.

Today, unlike other days

She and I got into the lift together and were alone.

I smiled and fiddled with my phone

And she searched in her bag for chocolates

“You know, I work for myself and my past is not painful.”

“Happy Women’s Day, madam.”

Copyright © 2017, Deeya Nayar-Nambiar



Shed myself into the moment

My wax melted and froze

I glowed in my own light

Luminous radiance filled around;

The life I lived some time ago

Removing darkness from other lives.

Yet, I am nothing without the fire!

I blush, burn and buffer to existence

And I grow from a mere ornate candle

Our karmic connection predestined. 

*Published in In Knowing

Copyright © 2015, , Deeya Nayar-Nambiar 

Here and Now


The dandelion survived wind
While the surfer maneuvered,
Riding the waves fearlessly
Overcoming space and time
In here and now.

As I sat watching the conqueror on surfboard,
Counting the rise and fall
And the policing seagulls,
My mind invited Jonathan, Bach’s Seagull
‘There is no other.’

Copyright (c) 2016, Deeya Nayar-Nambiar