“Come Apart” – Nayana Nair

We believed (or wanted to)
that this world where we won’t be staying for long
will be always there,
will the stay the same
even when we leave.
That our eyes have captured something eternal.
But even the stars that we believed in
were in fact dying,
so far away that we didn’t even know.
Would it have mattered even if we knew?
Would we have cared for an end that we won’t live to see?
So even when I see that we are breaking,
even when I know it will come apart,
I know we don’t need a forever,
just bit more time.
We just need to vanish into dust
before we watch our love die.

6 Comments

  1. Moment to be lived forever. Before Destiny aparts, a memory created to give you strength to uphold the situation.
    Hope interpreted correctly

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Glad you liked it 😁
      Thank you 🙂

  2. parikhit dutta says:

    We just needed a bit more time. Sigh!

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