“My Pretentious Love” – Nayana Nair

i am delusional i feel that i am broken when i am not i feel that one of these daysi may finally cry for youbut i don’t i am in lovewith being brokenwith being out of place in this world you are again losingagainst my obsessions today again i am planning to visit my pastContinue reading ““My Pretentious Love” – Nayana Nair”

“Saviour” – Nayana Nair

This sad heart of yours,this heart that I love the most,I wondered oncewhy it couldn’t rise above what it is suffering fromeven when you have me.Why as I sit with you talking about myselfyou smile as if trying to contain the tears that you won’t be able to explain. x I have always felt thatContinue reading ““Saviour” – Nayana Nair”

“Version” – Nayana Nair

Sometimes the hatred, the bias that people around him smoked sticks to his clothes, his skin, his tongue when I come near him. He can wash it from himself with a sleep. He can leave it at the door, when he steps in. But I can’t wash it out of my mind. In my mindContinue reading ““Version” – Nayana Nair”

“Always Afraid” – Nayana Nair

Even as we wait we wonder, could we ever know you more than what you have left behind? Knowing that they were the parts of you that you most hated and least loved. We are not sure whom we are waiting for. We are always afraid, that your weakness would be more beautiful than you.Continue reading ““Always Afraid” – Nayana Nair”

“Loss” – Nayana Nair

Surely we have at least a page in every book we write, where we brood over all the things we lost. And I have often found that page to be most meaningful. As if we become better humans by this loss. Often on those pages, I have realized, not all losses are to be criedContinue reading ““Loss” – Nayana Nair”

“Blue” – Nayana Nair

You once sat on my shore. You fell in love with the water in which ships, treasures and lives were lost. The same ocean is taking you in today. You told me, the drops of sea reamining on your hands yearn to touch my eyes again. If so, why wasn’t I taken away? Why amContinue reading ““Blue” – Nayana Nair”

“My Night sky” – Nayana Nair

You dip your hand in my heart, kiss my poems as they are. You hold my pulse in your wrist. You hold my shadows in your mist. You can swim in the rivers of my night sky studded with most beautiful words. But I will be alone in my sadness and you in yours. ForContinue reading ““My Night sky” – Nayana Nair”