“Now playing: the ominous names you are yet to know, yet to resent” – Nayana Nair

I board the train that I couldthinking,only thinking about the one I couldn’t.There are only tunnels, only darkness,no network,only cold metal that I rest my headhoping for my fever to come down,only windows that turn into mirror. In those momentary mirrorsI always look like someone on life support.In the crowd that no longer suffocates meIContinue reading ““Now playing: the ominous names you are yet to know, yet to resent” – Nayana Nair”

“Deer” – Nayana Nair

In our reflection in the disappearing streamyou look like the golden deerthat I am not supposed to want.The water angels, one of which we might end up eating for dinner tonight,swims into my face, distorting the light in my eyes,splitting my lips, my cheeks, my smile into two,into four, into hundred, into thousand pieces ofContinue reading ““Deer” – Nayana Nair”

“You’re right” – Nayana Nair

last night *i do not like saying last nightbecause once i only used to speak of it as ‘yesterday night’until someone told me that it’s wrong, even if it means the same so last nighti thought how it is something you’d say“it means the same, but you are wrong” sample conversation(based on reality, read tooContinue reading ““You’re right” – Nayana Nair”

“Distort You” – Nayana Nair

This one. This is the photograph I was telling you about the other day. You see those kids around me, having broader smile than me those are the friends I never had. They will tell you otherwise. What they tell maybe more hopeful than my lies or maybe more sadder than my truth. But IContinue reading ““Distort You” – Nayana Nair”