“It didn’t matter” – Nayana Nair

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When love, friendship and family
were no big words
just words, like any other words
and it didn’t matter
which one mattered more,
which one came first,
it didn’t matter
what loyalty is , what betrayal is.

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When I didn’t know these words
things didn’t hurt so much.
When I didn’t know these words
I loved my friends better,
I loved my family better.
Without looking for anything more than
simple peasure of their company
and single prayer of their well being.

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But when these words
were laid out on paper,
on my heart,
along with conditions,
they seemed like an agreement,
a selfish transaction.
And I was no longer sure
whether I wanted any of it.

9 Comments

  1. Brilliant composed lines Nayana and for sure it did make a difference when it was labelled on a piece of paper. Great.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks a lot πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

  2. well written! I loved it

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚ I am glad you liked it πŸ™‚

  3. Beyond words of expression. Yes only when you get betrayal these relation doesn’t matter… only matters those who are standing next to you when the whole world is against you…

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      True πŸ™‚
      Glad you liked my poem πŸ™‚ Thank you πŸ™‚

  4. Sifar says:

    This moved me!! πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      I am glad you are moved by my poem πŸ™‚ (Big achievement for me :D)
      Thank you πŸ™‚

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