“All the boxes are checked” – Nayana Nair

It hurts a bit more naturallyand less violently,now that betrayal has a range,has not one but many faces.Now I need not figure what I did wrong. All the boxes are checked: family, family, friends, not friends,thank-god-we-were-never-friends friends,i-am-sad-i-stood-up-for-you friends,people who marked my skin with their nameto own mewhile i slept in their arms(another golden cup addedContinue reading ““All the boxes are checked” – Nayana Nair”

“Calling” – Nayana Nair

my heart-i wish for its sake that i don’t make it through this sadness.for its sake i don’t want to forget nor forgive.anyway, the next love will just be the same story with new actors.except me.me-like always i would give myself upfor lives of those who are better than meand put my heart on aContinue reading ““Calling” – Nayana Nair”

“Unconsumed” – Nayana Nair

I hear sweet laughterfrom far away (from the floor above).Leftover light from that bright world falls on me.But it is not mine.and it seems I am not allowedto love anything that is not mine. It seems no one can be mineuntil I constantly try to please them,chain them to me, make them dependent on me,doContinue reading ““Unconsumed” – Nayana Nair”