“Creature of Claw” – Nayana Nair

How long should I bleedfor the one who holds the knife. I pluck another flower of kindnessto appease the one who won’t even smile for me.He looks at it and tells me the tested foolproof waysto kill this useless plant that grows in meand cracks his shield. He tells me he will love me moreifContinue reading ““Creature of Claw” – Nayana Nair”

“Another Birdless Cage” – Nayana Nair

please don’t ask me how my friend is doing. we broke up.we broke up the most decent way friends can break up.without deceit, without betrayal, without cruel words or bloody knife on our backs,without stories to hurt each other with,without attempts to patch up things,without deleting each other’s number that we never bothered to memorize.iContinue reading ““Another Birdless Cage” – Nayana Nair”

“Stay Awake” – Nayana Nair

You loved well. I loved well. The saddest days we have made it though are proof that. We have survived through the worst, it is just that we don’t know how to love each other in peace. How to keep our love alive when there are no enemies threatening it. The calendars change, the furnitureContinue reading ““Stay Awake” – Nayana Nair”

“Like each other” – Nayana Nair

Can it be, that somehow we have become so much like each other that we we have lost our own skies lost our own rivers and we have created this world where there is only us. Can it be, that the ground here shakes to become separate, that the air here is heavier than itContinue reading ““Like each other” – Nayana Nair”