My emptiness is finally put to use.
The fishes swim in me –
the luminous disfigured creatures of depth
and the beautiful dying ones of light,
fill me up one by one.
I teach them songs of sorrow.
I hold them in my endless embrace
singing them back to life
and in return they let me feel like someone
who can protect, love, and shield.
They let me feel things no human ever could.
Even though I hate to be seen
I smile as my body is put on display.
My skin, the strongest glass.
My skin, the weakest beams.
The shallowest of oceans I become.
Humans hold hands, hold themselves
as they stand before me.
They find possibilities, mysteries, awe
in all that I hold inside,
in all that isn’t me.
Published by Nayana Nair
I am Nayana Nair. I'm 28. Just a person who has tons of things to talk about....not much organized thoughts sadly.
I'm interested in all forms of storytelling (though I don't have the talent for it). So I like series, movies, novels, anime, and whatnot. I'm also really passionate about music, psychology, learning languages (I just dream big, too undisciplined to makes any actual progress) and literature. I am overall just a curious person who is interested in all kinds of things, as long as they suit my taste.
I always wanted 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. :)
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Searching to find ourselves and wondering what we may become, or have we already become that person. Life can stretch imagination and then making sense of that is often the fascination of life itself. Keep writing. I love your work.
True. Like it not only about finding the possibilities of what we can be with our flaws and strength but also realizing who we are right now and seeing all that makes us that. It is so interesting and as you said fascinating. Obviously we are grabbing onto things in the dark when we try to fully understand ourselves. It is a very difficult and desperate task but it wonderful sometimes what we understand or even misunderstand ourselves to be in that process. We are changing everyday and everyday we are trying to understand someone who is no longer there but is the base on which something new has already been built. 🙂
I am glad that you like my work. I am ever grateful for all your support. Means a lot to me.
Hope you have a beautiful day ahead. 🙂