“REMINDER” – Nayana Nair

Bright light hovering over my head Lighting me up, making me its own. Inseparable, as if I am light itself. The blinding brightness of my being Leaves me incapable of finding my way Through my own thoughts, turned strangers. In this light, I have nothing to write Nothing that’s mine. And I fear these blankContinue reading ““REMINDER” – Nayana Nair”

“CARPET” -Nayana Nair

On the 8’x10′ beige carpet that you chose We lie together, spooning. Of all the possibilities I had for myself Never was this a part. Never had I thought of a caressing hand Holding me together. Of eyes filled with passion Transfixed on me. Of another skin , this close to mine. And slowly yourContinue reading ““CARPET” -Nayana Nair”

“TONIGHT” -Nayana Nair

There is a lot I have to ask for. A lot I have to pray. Knowing love is not enough To live a life. I’d rather ask for respect. I’d rather ask for understanding. I’d rather have a heart that adores me. I’d rather have a heart that feels my pain. I’d rather ask forContinue reading ““TONIGHT” -Nayana Nair”