“Always Shining” – Nayana Nair

. Are they finally drowning?The sails, the flags, the songsthe party, and the expensive backless silks.The rings and guns and blood shining.Always shining.They are finally coming for us.We will again have someone’s face in front of usat least for a whileand we will sing songsthat they have no choice but to listen to.The cries andContinue reading ““Always Shining” – Nayana Nair”

“Last to know” – Nayana Nair

I regret to tell you thisthat the blue sky that you died foris not longer blue.It is painting its face with remainsof our greed, with the colors of our wars.But it is still sort of fair.It is trying hard not to choose sides,not to become the flags that unitesonly those whose favorite words are‘future’, ‘safety’,’money’,Continue reading ““Last to know” – 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”