"cold light"- Nayana Nair

the leftovers of last nightfill my fridge.“never to be ruined”is what i would want to believe.but i do not have the patienceto wait and see.i do not have many things in me-lacking of sorts, but not as deep in feeling.it is fine as long as it doesn’t reach me.it is fine as long as itContinue reading “"cold light"- Nayana Nair”

“the broken-hearted” – Nayana Nair

the broken-hearted know no lovefor anything or anyonethat is not the one breaking their heart.they see through you.even when they say hellothey almost get your name wrong,you can tell it from the look in their eyes.they drink and fill every room with songsthat were not so hard to bearwhen they were just noises that radioContinue reading ““the broken-hearted” – Nayana Nair”

“Aftermath” – Nayana Nair

Like me, probably many have tried their bestto set their limits,have learned how to stop before learning how to move.We recite story of forgiveness, of patience, of eternal undying loveto our children at night.and when they fall asleepwe recite these stories to ourselves,so that we may not forget them.I remember all the proofs, every newsContinue reading ““Aftermath” – 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”

“Will you be fine?” – Nayana Nair

Why does it pain like this to be at the receiving end of your kindness, of this smile I have done nothing to deserve? How can you be the only one who find me worthy of love, when I have proved time and again that I am not? Should I be thankful for your considerationContinue reading ““Will you be fine?” – Nayana Nair”