“the giants continue to live in my dreams” – Nayana Nair

Across the streetlived the giants.The green giants-who waited for rains to cry,who waited for the night to speak. Thankfully the windows in my temporary homewere small and few.Thankfully it was always cold,that awful cold that makes you want to sleep for a long long time. So I slept and slept.I ate whatever my mother cooked.IContinue reading ““the giants continue to live in my dreams” – Nayana Nair”

“On My Own” – Nayana Nair

Once the shade of the shutters are rolled down,once I am left on my own,reason and explanation rush in,try to cling and climb up the cracks of my heart,and the folds of my brain,trying desperately to stop meto reach out, to find mein the fog of fear. But I am already far ahead,my hands reachContinue reading ““On My Own” – Nayana Nair”

“My Character” – Nayana Nair

The crowd, every crowd- they exhaust me and frighten me. They take away air around me and tell me to leave myself at the door, if I want to come in. They like to stare a lot, they like to condition my mind, my eyes to look away when they stare. Is this the pointContinue reading ““My Character” – Nayana Nair”

“Passing Amusement” – Nayana Nair

I told myself I just needed some answers to solve this life. So that I can untangle my feelings from this world, from the shadows of people I am maintaining by my wavering light. But when nothing got solved and the problems became too familiar to be thrown away from my life. I told myselfContinue reading ““Passing Amusement” – Nayana Nair”

“Stories about me” – Nayana Nair

There have been numerous accounts of my failing life and the reasons of my silence. And these stories never cease to surprise me. From time to time I find the people in my life have had a story about me all along that even I was not aware of. Their uncalled kindness and their uncalledContinue reading ““Stories about me” – Nayana Nair”