“Growing Up” – Nayana Nair

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Growing up
we become closer to the person we are not.
How shallow the facade of maturity is.
How fragile the moments when we feel a human,
how quickly they are lost.
How we grapple at the loose ends of what’s left behind.
How we ask ourselves questions
and write about person in the mirror.
How everything we want
is already in past
and everything in future
is just a compromise.

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9 Comments

    1. Most of what I write is not directly about me. Sometimes it is about some other person…sometimes fictional people also. It seems I have too much empathy πŸ™‚ sometimes I mistake the scenarios and feelings I have imagined to be my own. But I don’t think there is a cause to worry πŸ™‚

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