“Only Weight” – Nayana Nair

She said“The moment I glaceat the empty parking space in the sky,I wait for you to appearwith the plastic wings and your boyish grin.” The sky does that to me too.I look at the drooping branchthe sky holds in its mouth,I wait for you to tear your most beautiful dressat the knees, your tiny tiaraContinue reading ““Only Weight” – Nayana Nair”

“The Saving Business” – Nayana Nair

Ages ago, I did a course of 48 hours on saving people(as if saving was that easy).There were lots of questions, none that I could answer truthfully.I sat through confessions, lot of confessions.I sat there distancing myself from everything I had the potential to be-the one who clutched her handkerchief too tight,the one whose gazeContinue reading ““The Saving Business” – Nayana Nair”

“Only Me” – Nayana Nair

Stay here with me. Everyone else has forgotten you dear. Only me, it is only me that carries you everywhere it rains, everywhere the Sunday morning starts with empty table and aching heart, everywhere the number blinking in my phone is not yours. It’s only me that wakes up in this nightmare of life clutchingContinue reading ““Only Me” – Nayana Nair”

“Lost” – Nayana Nair

We found each other on an unfamiliar street, lost in the vanishing promises and fickle feet, on journeys of days to all burnt down plays, holding the copied out lines, clutching the words we will never get to say.