“Pointless” – Nayana Nair


I have prayed for something
that will never be granted.

I have decided
never to be happy with anything else but that,

no one else but you,
no other life but the one I vowed to live without.

I have decided to suffer pointlessly.
It suits me well, this punishment.

It suits me well, this path
that goes back to all the beautiful places,

all the innocent people and feelings that
I starved and hurt for the sake of an easy life.


  1. Sonali says:

    It does not suit you anyone well to dwell in suffering and pain. Beautiful poem, very well written β™₯β™₯

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      True. But I feel to overcome the cycle of self-blame and punishing yourself takes time. I hope we all are able to come in terms with our own guilts and find in ourselves the courage to start again or at least to find ways to fix what can be fixed instead of trying to compensate for one sadness with another. But yeah, like you, I also hope that no one suffers this.
      Really glad that you liked my poem πŸ™‚
      Thanks a lot dear πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€

      1. Sonali says:

        Wise words dear Nayanaβ™₯β™₯
        Most welcome my friend β™₯

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thanks a lot for the reblog πŸ™‚ πŸ˜€
      Really glad that you liked it πŸ™‚ Means a lot πŸ™‚

      Have a nice day, Stay safe.

      1. Always a joy and pleasure to read and share your posts with followers, My Dear! Hope you have a great day!! xoxox πŸ˜˜πŸ’•πŸŽπŸŒΉ

  2. Athira says:

    Your lines touched my heart…Well written !

    1. Nayana Nair says:

      Thank you so much dear πŸ™‚ Means a lot πŸ™‚
      Can’t thank you enough for all the love you have shown for my work….

      Hope you have a beautiful day….

      1. Athira says:

        You’re really talented and I liked your works very well Nayana..
        You’re always welcome..Thank you..
        Have a great day!

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