“A lot like your heart” – Nayana Nair

Yours is the name I take witheverything that feels like fatebut it isn’t. I have walked towards youevery time I saw your face.I have cursed my feet and my heartwhen you left me again. I can’t feel wronged,because you won’t let me.You have a way with my heart.You know the hurt I cannot give youContinue reading ““A lot like your heart” – Nayana Nair”

“green carol” – Nayana Nair

it takes only a second forthe children singing carols on my porch in green mufflersto run around and burn the beach,burying their favorite flavor of ice creamin the sandcastle meant to be some sort of time capsule.when i was young i didn’t have such powers.like themi could neither summon the seasonsnor walk towards them.being theContinue reading ““green carol” – Nayana Nair”

“Cheap Literature” – Nayana Nair

Don’t ask which part of meare easier to love. I have tried so hardto become someone who cannot be be lovedwithout effort or tears. My faith in love,my faith in those who loveor it’s absenceis not so difficult to explain. Clue: Every pop song that leaves you in shambles.Clue: The books that you call cheapContinue reading ““Cheap Literature” – Nayana Nair”

“Summer Mood” – Nayana Nair

my feet relentlessly insiston burning themselvesfor the sake of summer mood. i wear a shirt too big for me.a wear a smile a bit too small.i wear the worry of my parents on my neck. i feel their fearwhen i smile back at strangers.i pretend to be the sand that no one can hurt.i pretendContinue reading ““Summer Mood” – Nayana Nair”

“What have my eyes lost sight of ?” – Nayana Nair

As I sing your praiseI end up recallinghow I used to look at you as if you could save me.But now we stare at each other while my life remains what it is.I don’t call it a mess now, to get some sympathy out of you,to get a miracle out of you.I don’t call itContinue reading ““What have my eyes lost sight of ?” – Nayana Nair”

“god’s work” – Nayana Nair

i wanted to sayplease don’t drag my godinto your selfish quest for power.please don’t turn my godinto a tool to manipulate mind.but i couldn’t say those thingsfor my god was no longer my god,he/she belonged to people who were readyto accept any lie, any crueltyto propagate their beliefs and their way of lifeto protect theirContinue reading ““god’s work” – Nayana Nair”

“Fake” – Nayana Nair

The morning drips from the hands of clock. Soon there will arise a sky that tries its best not to look empty. Soon people will walk about the streets forgetting the sun that they had been waiting for, forgetting the night they struggled to survive. I almost collide with a person like that, like me,Continue reading ““Fake” – Nayana Nair”

“Loose Words” – Nayana Nair

The words once written with passion once written with anger, sometimes filled with sweet drops of sadness and sometimes with happiness that made cracks in our masks. All those words have broken down have become loose and weak. Those words are not our love. Those words are our lives. Our love is the ruled linesContinue reading ““Loose Words” – Nayana Nair”

“PLACE” – Nayana Nair

The empty pit Where skeleton of betrayed expectation lie, turning to ash. The empty cupboard haunted by ghosts of abandonment of things that were taken by those who left their love behind. The place where everything could be but nothing is. I am that place. A place filled with a ‘lack’. So I guessed itContinue reading ““PLACE” – Nayana Nair”


( Image taken from weheartit.com) On the way to the library, We both giggled as we talk, When everyone was ahead in a hurry, You stayed back with me and slowly we walk  . Here at this moment I want That this walk, this path would never end, But I’d wish You’d stop sacrificing youContinue reading “AND SLOWLY WE WALK”- Nayana Nair.”