“and one day i stopped without wanting to” – Nayana Nair

i am a girl who reads too much between lines, especially yours.
and your words, they were cold
but they were warmer than the pages they were written on.
and since i wanted to love you
i tried to see your world as one big adventure
even when my heart was filled with fear.
i tried to do things that might make you happy,
to say the words that might put you at ease.
though i suffered greatly,
being with you made up for everything,
or so i thought.
but in the hope to be loved
i bent a little too much
forgot where to stop,
i went overboard with the idea of sacrifices and promises
and forgot to look at the blood and life i had lost.

one day he would grow up,
one day he would realize,
one day his love for me, would actually feel like love
“-
were the words i lived by.
but isn’t it pathetic
that even when i have no use for these words,
even my soul is more sore than alone,
at night when i count the pieces of me,
and the numbers just won’t add up,
the thing that i am most sad about is that
i was so easy to love
and yet you couldn’t
.

15 Comments

  1. sirhanz says:

    I know this feeling. Well written.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Glad that you liked it πŸ™‚ Thank you πŸ™‚

  2. Wordcipher says:

    Lovely Nayana, you took us down into the world of the character and we could see her thrill and pain.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Really glad that you could feel the emotions of the character. Hearing that makes me feel a bit more confident in my writing.
      Thank you so much πŸ™‚

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks a lot for the reblog πŸ™‚

      1. pattimouse says:

        I really loved reading your post. πŸ’œ

  3. joyroses13 says:

    So poignant once again, the last 2 lines tear at the heart. Hugs my dear!

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Really glad that you like it dear πŸ™‚ Thank you for all your support , means a lot
      Hugs and love to you as well dear ❀

      1. joyroses13 says:

        You are always welcome!

  4. Poignant yet beautiful.. πŸ˜‡β€πŸ’•πŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Really glad that you liked my poem πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much πŸ’•

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks a lot for the reblog πŸ™‚

      1. Always a pleasure sharing great writing!!!
        xoxo

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