“Variant of Love” – Nayana Nair

You held me as I broke again and again.Your warm chest tried to hold me, to keep me alive.I couldn’t cry anymoreI felt indebted to you I loved you. You left me againin the crowd that you promised to protect me from.I called you, your number and you name-becoming useless to me with each passingContinue reading ““Variant of Love” – Nayana Nair”

“A Sadness to Replace You” – Nayana Nair

The lines are drawn.The teams have been split.Now I must show loyalty only to “my kind”.Now I must learn by heartthe roads that I am not allowed to take.Your heart probably lies on one of those roads.That’s probably the reason, why my feet won’t walk in your direction. What is it like to live inContinue reading ““A Sadness to Replace You” – Nayana Nair”

“The Noise of Empty Heart” – Nayana Nair

I close your heart.I stitch you backin a same haphazard wayI do almost everything in life.The same way I knocked down every clumsy fragile landmarkthat could have actually helped me at the end. From your mouth I have come to knowthat my hopes are tied to the throats of my saviors.That you are disgusted asContinue reading ““The Noise of Empty Heart” – Nayana Nair”