“How many more lines” – Nayana Nair

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How many more lines should I write
for you to actually see
the happiness that creates ripples
under my skin at your smile.
The sadness that leaves marks
on my wrist,
on my neck,
at the end of everyday.
And the comfort of your presence
in whose warmth
my ever-flowing tears
find fingertips
that can hold and embrace them.
I carry a love in my heart
that can be accepted and
reciprocated by you,
but never understood.

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13 Comments

  1. A good one, Nayana. I guess most relationships are this way. There are gaps in understanding the other. A few suggestions, if I may. “And the the comfort”- extra “the”, “find a fingertips”- fingertip or no ‘a’, probably.

    1. Thank you for pointing that out. I will makes the changes as soon as possible. πŸ™‚ Appreciate it.
      Glad you liked my poem πŸ™‚
      Thank you πŸ™‚

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