“Threadbare belief” – Nayana Nair

Have we crossed the bridge yet?The one you promisedis just a heartbreak away.The one which would crumbleonce I cross it. I imagine the threadbare braided ropesready to untie and become one with my past.I imagine having to do nothing withhow I have lived so far.It is such a relief to think it is possible. ButContinue reading ““Threadbare belief” – Nayana Nair”

“What have my eyes lost sight of ?” – Nayana Nair

As I sing your praiseI end up recallinghow I used to look at you as if you could save me.But now we stare at each other while my life remains what it is.I don’t call it a mess now, to get some sympathy out of you,to get a miracle out of you.I don’t call itContinue reading ““What have my eyes lost sight of ?” – Nayana Nair”

“I have nothing of you” – Nayana Nair

I walked into troubles, into fogged minds,into friend circles that cultivated their alter egos on every meager piece of earth that they otherwise couldn’t plant their feet upon. I walked into crumbling cities, into impossible dreams,into the lifeless replicas of your heart-hoping you would come after me.But as time ate me upI just hoped thatContinue reading ““I have nothing of you” – Nayana Nair”

“I could learn to be yours” – Nayana Nair

You walk into this room and all eyes that have not met yours continue to gaze at everything that is crumbling and dying. All eyes but mine. I can only look at you. My eyes like only your light. If you would have me, if you would want to have me, I could learn toContinue reading ““I could learn to be yours” – Nayana Nair”

“Wish” – Nayana Nair

The stars that crumbled at the wind of your wish, have their light taken say for your sake. In their dying light they take your name. Even if the wish comes to life it is heavy with a sadness, a grief. For they are just dying breath with promises to keep.