“ellipsis” – Nayana Nair

i can’t…i just can’t bring myself to remove all the ellipsis…that i leave behind in my sentences. i know they look shabby… as if i don’t know how to create proper sentences…as if i have never heard of a comma. i am told it is something similar to ending and pausing sentences with “you know”.Continue reading ““ellipsis” – Nayana Nair”

“The Noise of Empty Heart” – Nayana Nair

I close your heart.I stitch you backin a same haphazard wayI do almost everything in life.The same way I knocked down every clumsy fragile landmarkthat could have actually helped me at the end. From your mouth I have come to knowthat my hopes are tied to the throats of my saviors.That you are disgusted asContinue reading ““The Noise of Empty Heart” – 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”

“Another Birdless Cage” – Nayana Nair

please don’t ask me how my friend is doing. we broke up.we broke up the most decent way friends can break up.without deceit, without betrayal, without cruel words or bloody knife on our backs,without stories to hurt each other with,without attempts to patch up things,without deleting each other’s number that we never bothered to memorize.iContinue reading ““Another Birdless Cage” – Nayana Nair”

“god’s work” – Nayana Nair

i wanted to sayplease don’t drag my godinto your selfish quest for power.please don’t turn my godinto a tool to manipulate mind.but i couldn’t say those thingsfor my god was no longer my god,he/she belonged to people who were readyto accept any lie, any crueltyto propagate their beliefs and their way of lifeto protect theirContinue reading ““god’s work” – Nayana Nair”