“name my heart” – Nayana Nair

i draw a white lighton another perfect windowwith my broken hand the clouds have gatheredfor memy blue stream must be dying inside i speak my softest tonguei lift my woundsto show my untainted heart stay on the waves in my eyestouch the only vein in my bodythat knows how to hope, i beg but theyContinue reading ““name my heart” – Nayana Nair”

“When they get to know” – Nayana Nair

There was this one girlwho was too bright.I liked her a lot.She was a little more loud, little more caring,laughed a little more longer.As if that ‘little more’ was her essence, was a rule she couldn’t break.I liked how I could see what she was without that ‘little more’,that all of them would never knowContinue reading ““When they get to know” – Nayana Nair”

“What I Remember(9)”- Nayana Nair

I tell myself stories about why I threw away all that I had,or why everything was taken away from me.How I was too weak, will always be too weakto carry the weight of the gifts that I had.Or how I was never quite convinced that I had something to be proud of.How I was alwaysContinue reading ““What I Remember(9)”- Nayana Nair”

“Well-being” – Nayana Nair

You ask after my well being and I answer something along the lines of what you have heard before, an affirmation to the answer you want to hear. You must have heard it enough times to know it to be false. You must have heard it enough times to know that it doesn’t matter. YouContinue reading ““Well-being” – Nayana Nair”

“All the tones”- Nayana Nair

If I memorized all the tones that drifted in from a world of happiness we are no longer inhabitants of, the tones that drip ever so slowly filling our heart with love and filling our life with pain, the tone that ripples through every word I weigh on my tongue. all the tones that resonatesContinue reading ““All the tones”- Nayana Nair”