“Virtual Image” – Nayana Nair

“the image in mirror is never formed“ I copied this slowlyfrom my friend’s notes,reading too much into it. I moved my handsover the new definition of real. I traced the lines, the dull path of lightas faithfully as I couldbut the solid blue lines of ink touch the glassand are broken cleanly by the lawsContinue reading ““Virtual Image” – Nayana Nair”

Things that make me happy

universe fireflie has tagged me in this really sweet post about ten things that make me happy.I will try to answer them to the best of my ability, but it is going to be tough. If you are aware of my writing, you would have noticed that I am more than capable of writing aboutContinue reading “Things that make me happy”

“I love you (probably)” – Nayana Nair

I wish falling for you was easierbut it isn’t, it could never bethat is not how you like it-easy love goes only as far as thatand maybe that is why I loved you.Or maybe that’s what I tell myself.Everything I tell myself is a whisper, a secret from you.I tell myself stories of a ‘you’thatContinue reading ““I love you (probably)” – Nayana Nair”

“Something made up” – Nayana Nair

now that we both are standing lostat this market to sell our heart.now when you are just a silent mural,i feel like pretending to miss you.in fact, that is the only thing i do. every day, i write something that could make a better monster of you.every night, i get better at shedding fake tears.ourContinue reading ““Something made up” – Nayana Nair”

“Experiment” – Nayana Nair

The unopened letters,the calls never picked,the feelings cut as a bud,the door knocks I chose to ignore-cover my ground in color of hope.Hope?Yes, hope. Like the messed up experiment of Schrodinger’s fictional pet,I continue to see hopetill I keep my heart closed.Are you still there inside me?Or are you long gone? I do not needContinue reading ““Experiment” – Nayana Nair”

“Who I am” – Nayana Nair

I will spend some nights listening to why I am not the one you can love. I will keep you awake and keep myself in pain till I get this list down, till I memorize it all, till “who I am” just means “what you can’t love”. I daydream about how I will leave you.Continue reading ““Who I am” – Nayana Nair”

“Crystal” – Nayana Nair

the crystals where our future was supposed to be hidden in, turned out to be just stones. we didn’t have enough magic to make a stone speak. we turned out be just as human as we always suspected we were. and now we have no one to ask no one to give us false hopeContinue reading ““Crystal” – Nayana Nair”

“Empty Shells” – Nayana Nair

The list of all the words that I use and don’t know meaning of: friend, understanding, dream, ethics, distance, space, wait, promise, family, kindness, virtue, trust, love, love, love, love, love, love, (I was told I need to be especially obsessed with love if I want to be normal) I, me, memory (real or invented),Continue reading ““Empty Shells” – Nayana Nair”