“but the waves run away from me” – Nayana Nair

the trees sway behind methey tower and droop and dieabove the cold parked cars.i hear the soundsthat i couldn’t till last nightit is music to my earsand “warnings of ruin” to my mind.the green monster, the metal carriage,and their lonely helpless masterface the direction of ocean.if we were bigger,if everything before us could melt,if iContinue reading ““but the waves run away from me” – Nayana Nair”

“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”

“Backseat” – Nayana Nair

we get onto the carthat we wish was stoleni look at her (not my lover, yet),at him (my friend – we share the same passion of finding new things to be disappointed about),i look at the the small bags we have packedand realize that this is far too less to start a lifei count themContinue reading ““Backseat” – Nayana Nair”

“Far Enough to be Fine” – Nayana Nair

I could probably have called it a blue morning waiting through each hour for the day to gift it back its colors. Or a white one where our eyes and the air are filled with a whiteness that is never stained, for it leaves as soon as it comes, for it never comes in touchContinue reading ““Far Enough to be Fine” – Nayana Nair”

“SMALL WORLD” -Nayana Nair

I see these places that will remain as strange as they are to me today. I see these little people scattered on the streets. I see them locked away in a world not their own. This lonely expanse on this never ending piece of earth. And I see these toy like cars and trucks. SomehowContinue reading ““SMALL WORLD” -Nayana Nair”