“On the Road to Spring” – Nayana Nair

The trees that flowermay extend their hands to the pitiful usand ask us to walk with them,learn a bit more about beginnings,about the ends that we must eventually be. Tell me, in those moments of hopeam I allowed to want?What should I do with the peopleI have abandoned, about the thingsI can’t be forgiven for?Continue reading ““On the Road to Spring” – Nayana Nair”

“i am so fond of you” – Nayana Nair

as you melt your heart into oceansi fear my arms betray me sometimes,sometimes they go numb,they surrender at the thought of your warmth.when you tell me of your loveas i ache for another,i want a part of me to ache for you as well.when you settle for being my comfort rather than my love,i wishContinue reading ““i am so fond of you” – Nayana Nair”

“Wilted dreams of our heart” – Nayana Nair

we keep walking through these roads lined with trees of wilted dreams, laden with fruits of all the happiness that we do not want. our hearts are narrow cells capable of far less than we think of, but always wanting more than what it can hold. our greed is not a monster, but a pitifulContinue reading ““Wilted dreams of our heart” – Nayana Nair”

“seine” – Nayana Nair

Sit here and cry your eyes out.I know you don’t want to look weak, that you don’t want my strength to be the only things that keeps you standing.But if only you would cry, if only you would let your weakness show, I could find in myself the courage to let you see my tearsContinue reading ““seine” – Nayana Nair”

“Afloat” – Nayana Nair

I find myself more broken that I was before.I find myself praying to every deity who did me wrong,who never cared,praying that they changed their mind,hoping that maybe today they will find me pitiful enoughand finally see me as one of their child. -x- And while they continue to stay silent and cruel and distant,IContinue reading ““Afloat” – Nayana Nair”

“If this was Home” – Nayana Nair

There was never a point of timewhen I could sit back and say-“This is home.This is where I will always be.No one can take me away from here.Here is where I am bound to be.”Because I could never hold onto anything even when I wanted to. *** I was always convincedthat there is something veryContinue reading ““If this was Home” – Nayana Nair”

“Weeds of our Garden” – Nayana Nair

We sit here all day, in our own corners.The only corner that we could save from the world that we left.The only piece of happiness we decided to carry on ourselvesbecause we didn’t wanted to be considered pitiful for clinging to something.Because once we thought that feelings such as these are only hindrance.Because we sawContinue reading ““Weeds of our Garden” – Nayana Nair”

“Uncomfortable Reality” – Nayana Nair

I remember the conversations that I had with you even before we met. How you always gave me answers that I wanted to hear. You always told me the words that could help me sleep better. And though you are not the gentle soul I dreamed of. But even I am not the pitiful girlContinue reading ““Uncomfortable Reality” – Nayana Nair”