“Enough for me” – Nayana Nair

She climbed the stairsnever pausing for a second.I knew what a second of thought could do.How it could pull back her stepsand let out her screams.I knew this is something she didn’t need. She climbed the stairsand walked towards me.Beside me, not exactly near,steps away perhaps she stood.And that was enough for me. Enough forContinue reading ““Enough for me” – Nayana Nair”

“50 goodbyes a day” – Nayana Nair

There are no dances waiting for us,no innocent moments of sunlight,no darkness or headlights striking our windows,nothing worth the wait.We are stranded here in this life.We are stranded on a planetfar away from our home-a home that becomes more and more beautiful,the more we are convinced there is no way back. Here the days areContinue reading ““50 goodbyes a day” – Nayana Nair”

“I keep looking for you” – Nayana Nair

I am floating towards youagainst my own will.I struggle and looseagainst my fate,against what my heart loves.I am floating in your eyesin spite of all my flaws.I am happythat you love me. I am floating again,floating away from youand my heart has forgotten the love I had for you.But I fearsomewhere in me your areContinue reading ““I keep looking for you” – Nayana Nair”

“Imagining Difficulties” – Nayana Nair

The difficulty of looking at empty roads and imagining a crowd in which I could search for you. Of looking at our life imagining difficulties, imagining hurdles to cross to reach you. But here you are separated from me by a sheet of decaying skin. You are painfully near and no guides have been writtenContinue reading ““Imagining Difficulties” – Nayana Nair”