“the giants continue to live in my dreams” – Nayana Nair

Across the streetlived the giants.The green giants-who waited for rains to cry,who waited for the night to speak. Thankfully the windows in my temporary homewere small and few.Thankfully it was always cold,that awful cold that makes you want to sleep for a long long time. So I slept and slept.I ate whatever my mother cooked.IContinue reading ““the giants continue to live in my dreams” – 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”

“Nothing hurts more” – Nayana Nair

The table is set before us. The lights from a far away sadness finding its way to our faces, that seem too empty without it. There are friends holding glasses filled with whatever helps them forget their hope. Nothing hurts more than hope. For this hour the ache of our heels and the weight onContinue reading ““Nothing hurts more” – Nayana Nair”