“Luminous” – Nayana Nair

The night doesn’t quite reach my land.There are columns and mountains of lightthat my people have given themselves to. I never roll down my windows.There is a scent of death in the air.I don’t want to rememberhow burning is painful. In my mind I run towards the memoriesof my perspective correction classes.I pick out aContinue reading ““Luminous” – Nayana Nair”

“Cutouts of Star Factories” – Nayana Nair

Though the sky is filled with lightsthe nights on this land are lonely as ever.Again I am in lovewith a part of sky,with things that we call heavenly only because they are out of our reach,only because they are not ours to keep,because every god seems to love them more. I end up on websitesContinue reading ““Cutouts of Star Factories” – Nayana Nair”

“As Little as Possible” – Nayana Nair

the broken have found love again. again they will forget all that they promised they would never forget. they talk of hobbies, talk of news,talk of things that are easy to agree upon.they talk about breaking down walls at lunchand stay awake at night getting rid of every part of themselvesthat could spoil this love.Continue reading ““As Little as Possible” – Nayana Nair”

“To know this world” – Nayana Nair

The world is not really like what the map tells you, what the news tells you, what YouTube tells you, what your people tell you. To know what you really feel about something you have to ignore all the hearsay, all the generalization. To really know something or someone, sometimes you have too forget yourselfContinue reading ““To know this world” – Nayana Nair”