“On a morning long gone” – Nayana Nair

On the tapered ends of my lipswhen I found your lips nestled near mine,I asked“Is this love? Is this your love?”and you answered “Obviously not.”So I told my heart to grow up.Growing up was the only waynot to hurt. On the spring infested roads,I found your handon my melting waist. On a nameless cold rainyContinue reading ““On a morning long gone” – Nayana Nair”

"Ports" – Nayana Nair

a blue cloudy sky over a banana plantation.the only word to be heard – rebellion.someone is crying far away.another round of bullets leave the shaking handsof the one who can’t seem to stop crying.now he must die just like me.he rests his bloody head and its murky thoughts on me.in this last afternoon of myContinue reading “"Ports" – Nayana Nair”

“maintain my world” – Nayana Nair

and this sad premise is not a commentaryon how rotten the world isbut an observationthat we have a pattern that is hard to break. that people often misinterpret the habit of one thingas a proof of its superiority over everything else in world. that words can move your heart,sometimes for worse.it can move you towardsContinue reading ““maintain my world” – Nayana Nair”

“December Moon” – Nayana Nair

I could no longer tastethe nameless fruitthat I held in my hand,that I hid in my mouth a moment ago.I fled from one home to another.I sewed my heart to anothereven when it pained.I tried to find myself back,pry out my heart from the cage of loveeven when I was happy.I wanted to miss someone.IContinue reading ““December Moon” – Nayana Nair”

“For Now” – Nayana Nair

There is no “my type of person”,“my one and only friend”, or “my only hope”.There is too much of youthat is not for me,that I won’t take even if you gave it away for free.Because for every word of yours that I find beautiful,there are thousand other words that I have not heard yetthat wouldContinue reading ““For Now” – Nayana Nair”