“feelings on the forevers that worked out” – Nayana Nair

you won’t believe this. yesterday, coincidentally i met the couple that always looked cute together.the ones i thought will be together forever.yesterday, i was sad for the first time that they are together even after so many years.that they made something out of their love, when we can’t. as i smiled at them and askedContinue reading ““feelings on the forevers that worked out” – Nayana Nair”

“Your Cactus” – Nayana Nair

i never learnt about gardening, nor about patience, nor about caring,nor about looking after anything that doesn’t speak, doesn’t complain,doesn’t tell me in plain words how i am terrible, how i mistakes make meeven if those mistakes are not mine. i wish i was blind, i wish i was mute, i wish i was theContinue reading ““Your Cactus” – Nayana Nair”

“Asking for More” – Nayana Nair

The lost all gather at the same door as I. They shout, yell and cry. Praise and tell lies. To be taken in. To be cared for. To be chosen. To be looked at, even once. Do they also feel smaller for standing here and waiting, for asking things whose void eats you up. ThisContinue reading ““Asking for More” – Nayana Nair”

“Kinder” – Nayana Nair

Would people have been more kinder and affectionate, if only the world didn’t misunderstand niceness on a daily basis? How come we live with such a distorted view that we are afraid of being good to each other? From the fear of being judged. From the fear of being ridiculed. From the fear of beingContinue reading ““Kinder” – Nayana Nair”