“feelings suspended in the void of my heart” – Nayana Nair

Everything you do,
everything I say
is suspended in the layers
of admiration and disbelief.
What I feel lies somewhere between
“the love that is” and “the love that cannot be”.
This place,
where my uncertain feelings live,
here you will find my many graves
and here I will die again.
Not because your love can’t save me,
but because I doubt every heart
that holds me too dear,
I want to run away from this love
that is ready to die with me.

10 Comments

  1. noblethemes says:

    The lines, “No because your love can’t save me / but because I doubt every heart / that hold me too dear” is very striking and powerful. Wonderful poem, Nayana!

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks a lot πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

  2. This is so deeply beautiful and powerful.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you so much πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

  3. M.B. Henry says:

    Wow that is a very moving poem – I especially was caught by this line – “where my uncertain feelings live,
    here you will find my many graves
    and here I will die again.”

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Really glad that you liked it πŸ™‚
      Thank you πŸ™‚

  4. amoralegria says:

    Very evocative poem!

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚πŸ˜Š

  5. parikhit dutta says:

    Nayana the lines,
    ‘This place,
    where my uncertain feelings live,
    here you will find my many graves
    and here I will die again.’ say it all. This poem is hauntingly beautiful.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Really glad that you liked it πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much, means a lot πŸ™‚

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