“Now what?” – Nayana Nair

For a change I made breakfast for oneand didn’t cry over it.I didn’t turn back as he packed his favorite partsof this heavy life with me.He didn’t ask me about the things I have hidden away.I felt a bitter thankfulnessthat my memories are mine to keep,that my beautiful moments have been erased from his heart,thatContinue reading ““Now what?” – Nayana Nair”

The Scale of 1 to 10 (part 3)” – Nayana Nair

#the right time to answer the door The doorbell has been ringing for hours. I wish I could say it was annoying. But it is not. A part of me is happy to know that you are out there. That you know that sooner or later I would answer this door. It has been longContinue reading “The Scale of 1 to 10 (part 3)” – Nayana Nair”

“Just Poems” – Nayana Nair

My mind that understands is chained and crippled by its understanding. It only tries to understand new words by comparing it to what has already written or read. It only understands feelings in terms of the pain it has given or all it has suffered. -o- So when I stand in front of the doorsContinue reading ““Just Poems” – Nayana Nair”

“Your Place” – Nayana Nair

I am not walking over your footprints. I am walking into the space you used to occupy in this world. I am walking into your absence. I am taking your place. I am taking your voice. I am taking in the laughter that escaped your lips and never found their way back. I am walkingContinue reading ““Your Place” – Nayana Nair”

“A cup of tea on a rainy day” – Nayana Nair

You sit beside my favorite book, after you hand me a cup of tea. Though I want to know what you’ve been up to, we just look out as we have done numerous times, when we had too much to say but didn’t want to. Knowing that silence of this room we will make usContinue reading ““A cup of tea on a rainy day” – Nayana Nair”