“Far from Ideal” – Nayana Nair

I cannot ask you why your mind is so twisted.
I cannot ask why you are not fair.
Maybe your situation didn’t allow you to be ideal
and that’s why you don’t care.
So I will stop now.
I will stop asking questions that you need not answer
because there is a lot more to us, a lot that we have suffered
that we can neither speak of, nor expect to be understood.
So you can continue to fight with your darkness
and I will continue fighting mine.
And if we find each other on opposite sides
lets forgive each other for being who we are.

9 Comments

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

  1. _PritAmDas_ says:

    This one really I was thinking to write.😍

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      We have very similar thoughts then πŸ™‚
      Glad that you like it. Thanks πŸ™‚

  2. Mitch says:

    Powerful last lines. I like how this poem speaks of acceptance despite being on the opposing sides. That’s how love should be, I guess. Even when you need to be apart.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Yupp, people we love need not be agreeable. They might not always be what we want them to be or what we think is right. But I believe everyone is right from their own perspective. Everyone has their weaknesses and everyone has someone or something to protect. Their behavior or opinions exist due to certain reasons which we cannot always know. Though it is not always possible to always understand someone, but we can at least try to accept the fact they have the right to feel what they feel. Even if we disagree we can still love and respect each other. That is an ideal situation, but it is something I believe we can work for.

      Really glad that you liked it dear πŸ™‚
      Thanks a lot πŸ™‚

  3. almostmuslimah says:

    This is soo good…

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Glad that you liked it 😊
      Thank you 😁

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