“Small Impossible Dream” – Nayana Nair

Her floor had always been the color of the seasonI remember this, only when I step into the mess of her life.The spring issues lay scattered like the flowersThe pink, red, yellows, and greens,women who only know youth,women who only grow youngerthe kind of woman she wanted to be(what a small impossible dream)and she almostContinue reading ““Small Impossible Dream” – Nayana Nair”

“i don’t react well to kindness” – Nayana Nair

the river behind meis filled with regretof swallowing the sunthat she once claimed to love.she is like me,so i thought she’d understand. but she holds my hands, refuses to give me upwhen i try to find outhow much I can be filled.she fears my temperamentand the dangerous things i incessantly wish for. i want toContinue reading ““i don’t react well to kindness” – Nayana Nair”

“The Scale of 1 to 10 (part 1)” – Nayana Nair

#the feelings that I can’t own The nature of regrets that I have in my heart, the flowers that grow at the end of this knife, the watches that have run out of battery but pretend to have stopped time. I have so much space in me for things like these. I have so manyContinue reading ““The Scale of 1 to 10 (part 1)” – Nayana Nair”

“Blue Rant” – Nayana Nair

I have heard many saythat blue is saddest color.But what I find more sad ishow almost everyone I knowknows how to imagine/recall a sadnessat the mention of this color. I imagine this-all of us,millions of us standing in one huge roomand someone mentioning this color,this harmless color. I imagine our collective sadness, our collective agony.IContinue reading ““Blue Rant” – Nayana Nair”

“Rainbows and Reflection” – Nayana Nair

I always thoughtthat I could be happy,really happy,forever happy,if only I could make myself love happiness. Though I approached this strange kid,though I pretended to be good and as holy as humans can be,I had nothing to say this ever smiling child.All the standard stories I had prepared for this heavy choreof presenting myself toContinue reading ““Rainbows and Reflection” – Nayana Nair”

“Driving Towards Chaos” – Nayana Nair

Now that we are past the point to be bothered and entertained with petty things, and have moved on to greater ambitions or heavier slogans. The more dense our propaganda become, the more we argue over the future we envision for people who we assume to be clueless about the perils that live among them-Continue reading ““Driving Towards Chaos” – Nayana Nair”

“Blue of our Minds” – Nayana Nair

The strip of land that lies in the midst of the blue of our minds. There shall we sit face to face and talk. We could talk of many things you could tell me how your hands throw away every trinkets and prize, only because they don’t feel as you thought they would in yourContinue reading ““Blue of our Minds” – Nayana Nair”

“Like each other” – Nayana Nair

Can it be, that somehow we have become so much like each other that we we have lost our own skies lost our own rivers and we have created this world where there is only us. Can it be, that the ground here shakes to become separate, that the air here is heavier than itContinue reading ““Like each other” – Nayana Nair”

“Wish” – Nayana Nair

The stars that crumbled at the wind of your wish, have their light taken say for your sake. In their dying light they take your name. Even if the wish comes to life it is heavy with a sadness, a grief. For they are just dying breath with promises to keep.

“Undone” – Nayana Nair

The world drips down. One drop at time. Dragging and blurring the colors that marks the edges that separate all of us. A drop too heavy, a drop too light. And as it splatters into smaller drops. My love and my peace are droplets fallen far apart. My happiness and my people, my dreams andContinue reading ““Undone” – Nayana Nair”