“I can be your helpless angel” – Nayana Nair

I place broken glass of every color at your feet.I know how you loved the way they looked.I will re-create every beauty that you asked for,I will make them incapable of the danger that you fear.So that you can walk in this unsettling world,walk over every broken glass.I can draw a faceless person to walkContinue reading ““I can be your helpless angel” – Nayana Nair”

“What I Remember (3)” – Nayana Nair

  somehow that is where i always found myself. crushed between the expectation that i had from myself, even if these expectation in no way could be ever called achievement, even if i could fulfill them. maybe that is precisely why i felt so crushed when my plans didn’t work out. it was not becauseContinue reading ““What I Remember (3)” – Nayana Nair”

“Before you were here” – Nayana Nair

I can tell myself again and again that you are mine, you are mine. But I know as you do that only because you found me and saved me doesn’t mean that you are bound to me. Though my presence can show you some part of you, that you cannot see otherwise; in no wayContinue reading ““Before you were here” – Nayana Nair”

“As you try to save me” – Nayana Nair

I have always looked at you with wonder and worry, as you held me in your arms from falling. Did you ever know that I fell anyway? The relief of having you close vanishes in that fall, replaced with only awareness of this body that I live in and this mind where I die. LetContinue reading ““As you try to save me” – Nayana Nair”

“In my care” – Nayana Nair

How unfortunate that your dream had to be about me. That you placed all the pieces left of you in that dream and placed it in my care. If only you had seen the cracked edges of mine that were going to become your future. If only I had known my incapability to love orContinue reading ““In my care” – Nayana Nair”

“Held Down” – Nayana Nair

Though I want to write of you I find myself incapable of that. Cause I have not yet learned the words for the kind of person you are. And all I have written about you, the only thing that can live in those lines, is my heart that doesn’t yet know how to love you.Continue reading ““Held Down” – Nayana Nair”