“Now I cannot hate myself” – Nayana Nair

But now I am not
me anymore.
Now I cannot hate myself
like I used to before.
Liking myself was never option,
for me anyway.
If only I could be one person
with a constant heart,
maybe then I could have
understood myself with enough time,
could have found the heart to see myself
as a mere human that I am.
But this,
this possession of my body
and my heart
by a new unknown
is tiring.
the loneliness that I couldn’t show,
the songs I was supposed to forget,
the kiss that never left my lips
all become my new self.
Tomorrow it will be something else.
But it is a tiring relief
to lose my hate to confusion.


  1. macalder02 says:

    Finding ourselves inside and not being what it was is encouraging. I liked your poem. I enjoy reading your poetry.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks a lot Manuel πŸ™‚
      Really glad that you liked my poem πŸ™‚

      1. macalder02 says:

        You are welcome

  2. shreyar2000 says:

    I loved reading your poem. πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‡

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you so much dear πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€
      Means a lot to hear that πŸ™‚

      1. shreyar2000 says:

        Your welcome.😊❣️

  3. usfman says:

    Why fight it then. Enjoy the present and accept that it is healthy to change.

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      True. Change can be healthy. But I think that the fighting the change is also part of our story.

      A quote that I was reminded of just now (may or may not be related to the point being discussed):

      β€œIt’s not the final judgement of β€˜good’ and β€˜evil’ that’s important. What matters is that you come to that decision yourself. That you agonize over it and eventually accept it.”- Akane Tsunemori (Psycho pass)

      Have a good day. Stay safe.
      Thanks for all the comments. πŸ™‚

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