“All your cold dark songs” – Nayana Nair

as i get inside the crowded bus,a phone rings.a ringtone just like yours. has the world shrunk to the sizeof the tragedy we created,that i find you like this? i know it is not you,but it could be.so i do not turn back.it could be you,so i try not to cry. this is not wherewalkingContinue reading ““All your cold dark songs” – Nayana Nair”

“Away from the City of Saints” – Nayana Nair

so the saint i read about walked this land,looked at this river, looked at this sky,and stood where I stand. in the cases of glass there are letters,there are feelings i cannot understand.they say he made this place with lovehere his everything ends, where his nothing began. but the glass turned into mirrorshis writing becameContinue reading ““Away from the City of Saints” – 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”

“Defeated Packets” – Nayana Nair

While you read my words and said, “How strange is this world!” Sunlight rushed in, to hold a strand of your hair, fell on these pages and cried out like a child, hurt that it could not have you. I smiled to myself knowing what you meant. These words of mine reminded you of theContinue reading ““Defeated Packets” – Nayana Nair”

“Seasons” – Nayana Nair

My seasons are excited to be finally released into the world again, after wrecking havoc over people whom they saw as trees to be burnt and rivers to be flood. Before they leave me they look into my eyes, and again they have misunderstood the fear in my eyes as my wish. Again I prepareContinue reading ““Seasons” – Nayana Nair”

“Watching the Sea” – Nayana Nair

On the bridge that you cross every morning, once sat your heart watching the sea, looking for her face. And now when you have finally found her face, you miss the sea that you lost.

“Strangely” – Nayana Nair

Strangely, her heart no longer sounded like an empty room, an empty stage, an empty world with only her voice. Strangely, for once a voice came into this emptiness and filled it with warmth greater than her, greater than her sorrow. This poem, that she held in her hands. This poem, that she holds inContinue reading ““Strangely” – Nayana Nair”

“I want you to lie” – Nayana Nair

Remember the flowers with nameless existence and the shade of kindness in which we found hope in our self and in this world. Remember why we forgot sometimes where we are headed. Because we had nothing to find, nothing to gain, no one to wait for us at the end of this road. But nowContinue reading ““I want you to lie” – Nayana Nair”