“Only Weight” – Nayana Nair

She said“The moment I glaceat the empty parking space in the sky,I wait for you to appearwith the plastic wings and your boyish grin.” The sky does that to me too.I look at the drooping branchthe sky holds in its mouth,I wait for you to tear your most beautiful dressat the knees, your tiny tiaraContinue reading ““Only Weight” – Nayana Nair”

“the constant part of love” – Nayana Nair

i remember your hands and their warmthlike i rememberthe versions of methat were easier to live with (or so i think).the colors, their unnatural brightness,the scent of acetone always lingeringon the tips of your fingertips,always hiding a sad rainbow (just my type).always a star that you forgot to rub and break,shined on your skin.under myContinue reading ““the constant part of love” – Nayana Nair”

“something must be wrong with me, to think of you still now” – Nayana Nair

i cried again today– a silent sobhidden behind the highest volume of television.yesterday i found my grief for a second in the fading of another song.it lasted for a second-my glace, my hopeless glanceat your retreating figureand my fruitless love left in its wake.a shallow love clenching my heart.

“Now playing: the ominous names you are yet to know, yet to resent” – Nayana Nair

I board the train that I couldthinking,only thinking about the one I couldn’t.There are only tunnels, only darkness,no network,only cold metal that I rest my headhoping for my fever to come down,only windows that turn into mirror. In those momentary mirrorsI always look like someone on life support.In the crowd that no longer suffocates meIContinue reading ““Now playing: the ominous names you are yet to know, yet to resent” – Nayana Nair”

“Soft Soil” – Nayana Nair

you are nowjust a butterfly in the unruly garden of my life. you were once the laughter in our home.your hands were once as warm as mine.you were so many things,the one who knew how to make everyone smile,the one who could soothe my heart with a kind understanding glance,the one who never cried(now IContinue reading ““Soft Soil” – Nayana Nair”

“Show You Around” – Nayana Nair

Let me show you around. This place that you think as mine will soon be yours one day. Especially because you will want to own this mess more than you want to own my heart. And though my eyes might roll at the sound of the word “own” but that’s just how things are. OneContinue reading ““Show You Around” – Nayana Nair”