“What I Remember (20)” – Nayana Nair

I am told I am not wise,that I do not have the intellect that could make anyone swoon over me.I try too hard, put too much effortto be considered worth protecting.I rank even lower on the stats of beauty.I know that since I have found discarded paperswritten by boys-who-will-always-be-boyswho document my plummeting desirability religiously.But sinceContinue reading ““What I Remember (20)” – Nayana Nair”

“this how i want to be frozen in you” – Nayana Nair

wave after wave of cold air,of sad premonitionsreached us, tried to convince usthat this was a really bad idea.that on a cold day like thisthere were easier ways to find warmth,ways that would take away no part of us. and frankly i was afraid.i stopped maybe a million times on my tracks.i waited for someoneContinue reading ““this how i want to be frozen in you” – Nayana Nair”

“Shopping in the HATE section” – Nayana Nair

should i thank youfor becoming the faceless strangerthat i dread the most? you are the new voice inside my head.less of a voice, more of a threat. how should i make you happy?how can i shut you up?-is all i think about.i want to grow upand grow out of this mindthat can’t take even thisContinue reading ““Shopping in the HATE section” – Nayana Nair”

“What I Remember(8)”- Nayana Nair

when i see my past pain in your tears now come here, come inside and cry how much ever you want. we don’t want the neighbors to know how much worse we are doing than them. trust me dear, it does no one good if you go around with these puffed eyes and cracking voice.Continue reading ““What I Remember(8)”- Nayana Nair”

“New Fact” – Nayana Nair

All that you don’t know of, all that I fear stands behind the door, waiting for the right time to ring the bell, to call you out for a moment so that it can tell you about the mistake that has been made. “All-that-you-do-not-know-of-yet” has brought you someone with deeper love and better heart andContinue reading ““New Fact” – Nayana Nair”

“Show You Around” – Nayana Nair

Let me show you around. This place that you think as mine will soon be yours one day. Especially because you will want to own this mess more than you want to own my heart. And though my eyes might roll at the sound of the word “own” but that’s just how things are. OneContinue reading ““Show You Around” – Nayana Nair”

“Recreate” – Nayana Nair

They recreated his room with reverence to his life and his passions. Paid attention to each small details that can bring back who he was. They debated over whether he would have had photos of certain people in the room where he wrote or better, have crumpled paper that got stepped over. But to beContinue reading ““Recreate” – Nayana Nair”