“What I Remember (13)” – Nayana Nair

i did all that i must doand now no one asks me what’s next.thankfully,no one burdens me with with their dreams anymore.i am no longer a possible candidate for the worst,for taking over the misfortune of my mother’s life.i no longer have to worry about hurting my parents bybeing like them or living like them.thankfully,whatContinue reading ““What I Remember (13)” – Nayana Nair”

“I am sad, bitter, and in love” – Nayana Nair

I look at you and I see myself. I see my weakness, that is you. I see my failure, that is you. But if I put it like this it may seem that you are just another darkness in my life, but you are not. There is a reason that even when my mouth recitesContinue reading ““I am sad, bitter, and in love” – Nayana Nair”

“Missing and wanting what lies forgotten” – Nayana Nair

For long I have lived avoiding a lot in life. The sting of disappointment. The pointless chatter that becomes noise, laughter, a habit. A lovely company. The colors that didn’t suit me, colors that I loved just the same. But now I miss the life in my heart and the pain that made skies andContinue reading ““Missing and wanting what lies forgotten” – Nayana Nair”

“Some other time” – Nayana Nair

I want to tell you how you slowly became the tree that guards me from the happiness and sadness of the world, and let me create my own. How it was lovely to see you grow. How it hurt to love you. How beautiful you were even in the worst of your moments. How IContinue reading ““Some other time” – Nayana Nair”