“name my heart” – Nayana Nair

i draw a white lighton another perfect windowwith my broken hand the clouds have gatheredfor memy blue stream must be dying inside i speak my softest tonguei lift my woundsto show my untainted heart stay on the waves in my eyestouch the only vein in my bodythat knows how to hope, i beg but theyContinue reading ““name my heart” – Nayana Nair”

“Inviting the Gray Life” – Nayana Nair

My memories of deprivation,of yearningare placed in, are shot with the background of aesthetic picturesque urban structures,with the clear skies that only peace or money can paint. *** How sadthat I feel the need to break down in grander messed up place and time-to make this loss real,to make myself real,to shed this one tearthatContinue reading ““Inviting the Gray Life” – Nayana Nair”

“Save Yourself” – Nayana Nair

when i looked into youi saw all the stories, all the words, all the songs,all the things that make love appearmore noble than it is. * and though i wanted to mock it,to ridicule your hopes,to tell you sad tragic talesthat would make break your heart,make you see clearer.but I couldn’t. * so, take yourContinue reading ““Save Yourself” – Nayana Nair”

“Ready to Break” – Nayana Nair

We are the mediocre television soapthat no one wants to see.We have learned to gulp down bland food, bland life.The books that get us jobs, get us friends, gets us love, we have learned to pay for it without bitterness. We adore the mania, the depression,the moments when we don’t want to think clear-that makesContinue reading ““Ready to Break” – Nayana Nair”

“Stranded” – Nayana Nair

The tissues I have cried into are my excuses, to hide the clutter of calls and love I forgot to return. Sometimes it is too late to clear the mess I made. It is more difficult to retain my will to clean it all up, which sort of made me guilty of creating another sadContinue reading ““Stranded” – Nayana Nair”

“Driving Towards Chaos” – Nayana Nair

Now that we are past the point to be bothered and entertained with petty things, and have moved on to greater ambitions or heavier slogans. The more dense our propaganda become, the more we argue over the future we envision for people who we assume to be clueless about the perils that live among them-Continue reading ““Driving Towards Chaos” – Nayana Nair”

“Map” – Nayana Nair

I lose memory of the nights when you crept up the walls of my life. When you planted the seeds of doubt and made my each step wary and my words full of fear. One day I woke up knowing that I was not me, but you. I was living the second chance of yourContinue reading ““Map” – Nayana Nair”