“The city that won’t decompose” – Nayana Nair

Some days I am thankful to the wallsthat never broke down when I did,that looms up to the heightsthat seem more beautiful than sad(on certain days at least). The tiny tiles, the cemented words in me-they were supposed to be who I am,they were meant to decomposewhen I chose to change my ways,when I choseContinue reading ““The city that won’t decompose” – Nayana Nair”

“Wrong Answer” – Nayana Nair

My guarantees and my assurancesdo not come from my own voice,do not reflect even a iota of my feelings.They are not my wordsand won’t ever be mineeven if voice them a million times.But you have to make do with these promises,the same way I am settling for yours.I cannot say “love me, i’ll make youContinue reading ““Wrong Answer” – Nayana Nair”

“Make you mine” – Nayana Nair

I believe that once you had the chance to be true to someone. I feel that someone is not me. I know that whatever aches in you was a wound that you chose to forget, that wound carries a name unfamiliar to me. I cannot hold your promises when my hands are full of doubts.Continue reading ““Make you mine” – Nayana Nair”

“Sidestep” – Nayana Nair

The colors that have drained from the dreams of people, lie cluttered on the doorway of their homes. Everytime they try to leave for something more practical and more safe life, that they chose, that awaits them everyday and does not keep them worrying about what all they can loose. Everytime they step out, evenContinue reading ““Sidestep” – Nayana Nair”