“Crutch” – Nayana Nair

I let your hand become my crutch.I let your feelings for mebecome a means of my own validation.I let “love” slipfrom my mind.Being the centerof your tiny universehas ruined me, has undone my heart.You are too close, too close to be seenor to be cared for.Each morning your face reminds mehow you are become oneContinue reading ““Crutch” – Nayana Nair”

“Surely, I will love you” – Nayana Nair

The memories I burnt awayhave turned into spirits, into thoughtsthat hold me back from naming and keeping this happinessthat sits at my doorstep, waiting for my love.And though the shadows of my past are tied to my legs, though they rattle on empty roadsand never let the the dust of my life settle.But ‘it isContinue reading ““Surely, I will love you” – Nayana Nair”

“I won’t ask any questions” – Nayana Nair

I won’t ask any questions that you can’t answer and there are so many of them. Everything I want to ask, everything I want to tell you is always something that I shouldn’t. I am tied up by all that can’t let myself do. But at the same time I want some kind of happinessContinue reading ““I won’t ask any questions” – Nayana Nair”

“how to love you?”- Nayana Nair

I want to ask, “Does my love matter to you, when your love is all that matters to me?” But I don’t. What good is it, to hold onto such hope. How much could you love me? Already I dissolve in air the moment your eyes leave me, how can I let your lips touchContinue reading ““how to love you?”- Nayana Nair”