“Not Love” – Nayana Nair

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The mountains I must scale
and the currents I must swim against
are all in you.
Love has nothing to do with
me wanting to know the storm you have become.
I find myself the reason
of your flooded cities of hope,
the chaotic streets of your mind.
I refuse to leave you alone in this disaster,
even after knowing
that my departure is the only way to
quieten the commotion in your life.
Love has nothing to do with my selfish wish
to stay by your side.

12 Comments

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      So glad you liked my poem πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€
      Thanks a lot πŸ™‚

  1. Loved it the way you have written it
    Nayana πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚

  2. You surely are a poet, your world selection excellent…so was the imagery. and at last love has nothing to do with my selfish act of staying by your side. profound.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      I am glad you liked my poem πŸ™‚
      Thank you for your kind words:) Appreciate it πŸ˜€

  3. justme2761 says:

    It was a really beautiful and heart touching poem.❀

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Glad you liked it πŸ™‚
      Thanks a lot :):D

      1. justme2761 says:

        You’re welcome

  4. matheikal says:

    Love is selfish, isn’t it, most of the time? The way you have fleshed that selfishness, the imagery in the poem, is superb.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks a lot :):D

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