“Only Me” – Nayana Nair

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Stay here with me.
Everyone else has forgotten you dear.
Only me,
it is only me that carries you everywhere it rains,
everywhere the Sunday morning starts with empty table and aching heart,
everywhere the number blinking in my phone is not yours.
It’s only me
that wakes up in this nightmare of life
clutching what should have been your hand,
that walks into every shops that would have caught your eye.
It isn’t easy to walk into stores
and think of your absent giggles
as my only future that would never arrive.
It isn’t easy
but I can do it.
I can keep a space for you
everywhere I go,
I can keep aside an extra plate for you.
I can live as if you are here
if only you’d stay hidden with me.
They have forgotten you dear,
their thoughts are scared to linger around graves.
It is only me that calls out your name.

9 Comments

  1. Γ‘ayana 😁😁 😁😁 you made my day.
    It’s really awesome when you can’t see and talk to that person but still makes an imaginary figure of them with us
    It’s really awesome

    1. True, we may be surrounded by many people in life, but there are only few that will continue to love us with same passion even if we are gone.
      Really glad that you liked my work πŸ™‚
      Thank you πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

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