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“Ready to Break” – Nayana Nair

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We are the mediocre television soap
that no one wants to see.
We have learned to gulp down bland food, bland life.
The books that get us jobs, get us friends, gets us love,
we have learned to pay for it without bitterness.

We adore the mania, the depression,
the moments when we don’t want to think clear-
that makes us feel alive,
anything like that,
we are ready to call it love.

In our small hands we carry
whatever meaning we have left in us-
the offering that no gods want.
We are ready to break for anyone
who is ready to break for us.

About Nayana Nair

Hi, I am Nayana Nair. I'm 25. Just a crazy girl who has tons of things to talk about....not much organized thoughts sadly. I like to talk about everything...mostly..every conversation of mine turns into a monologue.... So I decided I should start writing a blog..rather than chat.... I'm very much passionate about music, psychology and literature.... Moderate interest in science..... I always want to be a writer (and also a teacher)..But I don't think I have the skills required...this blog is just my attempt at becoming the writer I always wanted to be...Blogging for few years, I have realized I am more of a poet (although, I am not sure that I am good enough for that label)...I hope I realize more about myself through writing. Thanks for dropping by!! Hope I didn't disappoint. :)

12 responses »

  1. I hope you realise how good your writing is, Nayana – this to me is very good indeed!

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    • Thank you so much 🙂
      Means a lot. since I am not that confident person, so it helps to hear this assurance that I am doing well. Thank you once again 🙂

      Reply
  2. Beautiful with insightful feelings and sharing. There is so much inner beauty that gets trapped inside without getting the breaks of others. We look for the break and lean forward, cracking the shell that holds us back. One has to press onward and not give up. You deserve the true break and joy that God has for you. 🙂

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  3. Just about sums up the obsession with soap 🙂

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  4. blindzanygirl

    Again, great poetry. Please know that it is good

    Reply

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