“Before Alphabets” – Nayana Nair

Before knowing the alphabetsof your name or mine,I learnt to make you smile.I pluck another flower that makes me sneeze every timebut the silly pathetic me smiles as you smileas I crawl to youlosing balance,losing something similar to heart,as I dress you up in a mountain of petals I clenched too hardhoping you would neverContinue reading ““Before Alphabets” – Nayana Nair”

“Agreeable” – Nayana Nair

Once I didn’t feel less for wanting less.But now my ambitions are the measure of my capabilities. Now as I try to get/buy/copy a new agreeable dream,I am instructed to be ‘unapologetically me’,apologising only to myselfevery time I smile in a life that I didn’t wantand can never love.

“Another Dream” – Nayana Nair

The world is still blue, but blue looks so beautiful today. Today there is no better you or better me that haunts us in our happy moments. So you can plan your solo journey on your old map while I get ready for my work. Let’s mark date on calendar, a place on earth whereContinue reading ““Another Dream” – Nayana Nair”

“Weeds of our Garden” – Nayana Nair

We sit here all day, in our own corners.The only corner that we could save from the world that we left.The only piece of happiness we decided to carry on ourselvesbecause we didn’t wanted to be considered pitiful for clinging to something.Because once we thought that feelings such as these are only hindrance.Because we sawContinue reading ““Weeds of our Garden” – Nayana Nair”

“Driving Towards Chaos” – Nayana Nair

Now that we are past the point to be bothered and entertained with petty things, and have moved on to greater ambitions or heavier slogans. The more dense our propaganda become, the more we argue over the future we envision for people who we assume to be clueless about the perils that live among them-Continue reading ““Driving Towards Chaos” – Nayana Nair”

“Fine and Minute” – Nayana Nair

I thought I am getting better when I found a little more space in me for life than what I thought I had. When I stopped trying to hide it from my own eyes and let small birds perch on its rusted edges all long as they please. But when they fly away, their voicesContinue reading ““Fine and Minute” – Nayana Nair”

“Moment of Contentment”- Nayana Nair

For me, every moment of contentment is often followed by the realization of having a lack of either ambition or the means or ability to achieve it. And though I can live with the lack of both. I often wonder why do we feel the need to be validated by some measure, by some reason,Continue reading ““Moment of Contentment”- Nayana Nair”

“Guide to living in cage” – Nayana Nair

Feign innocence. Indulge in their views. Do not make you life a contradiction to theirs. Utter false words of underdstanding. And they will let you be. They do not have much ambition. They simply want to rule your words and action. Your thoughts at least belong to you. and they will continue to till youContinue reading ““Guide to living in cage” – Nayana Nair”