“seine” – Nayana Nair

Sit here and cry your eyes out.I know you don’t want to look weak, that you don’t want my strength to be the only things that keeps you standing.But if only you would cry, if only you would let your weakness show, I could find in myself the courage to let you see my tearsContinue reading ““seine” – Nayana Nair”

“Another Song for You” – Nayana Nair

I will make you yet another song that you will unfailingly forget, but these are not for you to remember me anyway. Only dip your tired bleeding feet into these gentle waters of my heart. Soak in the words that you deserve to hear. And then you can again go on that path, that callsContinue reading ““Another Song for You” – Nayana Nair”

“The Idea of Something More” – Nayana Nair

My frail body and mind were nothing more than what it was intended for. And I was no better than any other body barely keeping itself alive. And though I was fed again and again the idea of being something more, being someone more. In moments like these I am reduced by my sorrows toContinue reading ““The Idea of Something More” – Nayana Nair”

“Other ‘Almost’s” – Nayana Nair

Sometimes you find me the words that I am too tired to look for. And place it in my hand with such careful touch, that I feel I could almost cry. And that too will be added to the list of other ‘almost’s that my life has lived through. These moments become a house standingContinue reading ““Other ‘Almost’s” – Nayana Nair”

“Growing Up” – Nayana Nair

Growing up we become closer to the person we are not. How shallow the facade of maturity is. How fragile the moments when we feel a human, how quickly they are lost. How we grapple at the loose ends of what’s left behind. How we ask ourselves questions and write about person in the mirror.Continue reading ““Growing Up” – Nayana Nair”

“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”

9 Insights On Life

( Image taken from: http://www.photobucket.com) 1. You are not your mind. The first time I heard somebody say that,  I didn’t like the sound of it one bit. What else could I be? I had taken for granted that the mental chatter in my head was the central “me” that all the experiences in myContinue reading “9 Insights On Life”