“Red Gates” – Nayana Nair

I drowned the flowersone by one.The poison of beautynow runs through the riverson this land,they fill his backyardin every season of rain.A child with his smiledrowns another boat of dreams,the flood is a field of paper,the flood is all that is left of me.She stares into me,waiting for a reflection to surface.She walks into metoContinue reading ““Red Gates” – Nayana Nair”

“Familiar” – Nayana Nair

“You have changed”, I want to say.But the more you change, the more familiar you get. Now you look like the girl who lied she is my friend.You look like the boy who crawled into my skinonly to confirm that I can feel the hurt just as he can.You look like my hand that lovesContinue reading ““Familiar” – Nayana Nair”

“Unsettling” – Nayana Nair

One day I was watching TV or I thought I was until it seemed that the boy whose silence alone was unsettling to many, the loud girl who dreams of becoming the nightmare she suffers, even the clueless proud parent who try hard to be cool were all angry, everyone was shouting not at eachContinue reading ““Unsettling” – Nayana Nair”

“Blue” – Nayana Nair

You once sat on my shore. You fell in love with the water in which ships, treasures and lives were lost. The same ocean is taking you in today. You told me, the drops of sea reamining on your hands yearn to touch my eyes again. If so, why wasn’t I taken away? Why amContinue reading ““Blue” – Nayana Nair”

“Freckles” – Nayana Nair

There was once a boy who looked at my freckles and told me that they were autumn leaves in winter skies. That I am a sunset to cherish and a storm to pet. Who looked at my words and told me, that he could find all the things he has lost in his life inContinue reading ““Freckles” – Nayana Nair”

“A LONG WALK”-Nayana Nair

The boy walked slowly In step with her heartbeat. Tears the sky cried last night Flowed at his feet. Through the cracked pebbled path That shimmered like her tresses. He didn’t glance back For he felt her eyes on him everywhere. He knew Not her name, not her abode, But that she was in hisContinue reading ““A LONG WALK”-Nayana Nair”