“What I Remember (21)” – Nayana Nair

I prod and push the glass slowly, carefullyto the edge of the table,where your glass stands.At the edge where you place your suitcase,where you always tie your laces once againjust to be sure. That is the place you tell me to lovewhen you think I might lend something of meto keep such place alive,to keepContinue reading ““What I Remember (21)” – Nayana Nair”

“A Beautiful Bird” – Nayana Nair

From my broken heartcomes out another bird.Ignoring me, abandoning meit flies beautifully, cruelly into another worldaway from meand something feels a little less in me.I am not complaining.I always wanted to feel a little less.I was glad that in some way a part of me is finally free from me,that some part of me couldContinue reading ““A Beautiful Bird” – Nayana Nair”

“A Butterfly in a Concrete World” – Nayana Nair

now i only remember her smile.it is stuck in my mind like a song. now all i want is to be the reason of the this beautiful spring on the landscape of her face, just a bird who sits on a branch of her heart, just the the light that passes through her fragile wings.

“Ending the Blue Days” – Nayana Nair

as i walk among all that should be ruins, i feel humbled. i feel stupid to think that these small sorrows of mine are something that could end this world. i find another overused word on my lips again – promises. they remind me of promises. they remind of having something more important than onesContinue reading ““Ending the Blue Days” – Nayana Nair”

“Possible” – Nayana Nair

My heart feels like a sheet of ice. With restless birds of pain trapped forever, fluttering around. Making the world look dark. Imitating my cries. But as you pass by me, your shadow on my heart feels beautiful and painful. Your shadow looks like a barren tree, where my pain can sit and chirp. ThoughContinue reading ““Possible” – Nayana Nair”