“Unconsumed” – Nayana Nair

I hear sweet laughterfrom far away (from the floor above).Leftover light from that bright world falls on me.But it is not mine.and it seems I am not allowedto love anything that is not mine. It seems no one can be mineuntil I constantly try to please them,chain them to me, make them dependent on me,doContinue reading ““Unconsumed” – Nayana Nair”

“All the talk about survival” – Nayana Nair

I walking around this planettalking about survivalas if I actually lived to survive.I didn’t.There are many who dobut they are not the ones who are filling the worldwith papers filled reeking of envy and tears.The ones who are really desperate, who really fear extinction-disappear as they fearwithout leaving a trace of the hurt that hadContinue reading ““All the talk about survival” – Nayana Nair”

“Collecting Myself” – Nayana Nair

These four walls that cuts us off from the worldputs me again in that same position that I dread.My weakness that I once thought I had cast awayis holding onto my fingers again.If only the world had not abandoned me here with you.I could have found some comfort in its words-“you are worth better” orContinue reading ““Collecting Myself” – Nayana Nair”

“Scroll” – Nayana Nair

I scrolled through and then scrolled back again. I did this too many times comparing each picture with another. I knew I would not remember even one of them and probably edit out all uncomfortable and evident pain but carry only the image I could see in all. That all who were struck by lightningContinue reading ““Scroll” – Nayana Nair”

“Hiding” – Nayana Nair

The noise of the crumpled tissues walked upon fills me up again. Without the colors of reasons or pain that once made it unbearable, I envy that me who could be so passionately sad for the someone else or even for myself. Now the the rivers of concern run beneath the surface of my heartContinue reading ““Hiding” – Nayana Nair”

“Divide in Two” – Nayana Nair

This day of unimportant advancement will probably be the one that we will first forget. Our hearts will pretend to be sad to have forgotten all such beautiful harmless days. We move into the next coming second, dividing ourself in two. The one left in past always has the best, always suffered the worst, alwaysContinue reading ““Divide in Two” – Nayana Nair”

“Close these windows” – Nayana Nair

I continue to live in the light of my own making knowing it is the only light I’ll ever find. For a moment I wonder, how I look to you. Loosing my sorrow. Loosing my frown. Loosing my mind. One by one I close these windows through which your eyes prod me, to see what’sContinue reading ““Close these windows” – Nayana Nair”