“Wrong Answer” – Nayana Nair

My guarantees and my assurancesdo not come from my own voice,do not reflect even a iota of my feelings.They are not my wordsand won’t ever be mineeven if voice them a million times.But you have to make do with these promises,the same way I am settling for yours.I cannot say “love me, i’ll make youContinue reading ““Wrong Answer” – Nayana Nair”

“Childhood Photo” – Nayana Nair

i do not want to be a childwho thinks that the world is this windowwhere i wait for you to return.but i am. and you are also the one who has promised to never return.but you have made many promisesand you have broken so many of it.i guess i am counting on youto stay trueContinue reading ““Childhood Photo” – Nayana Nair”

“Make you mine” – Nayana Nair

I believe that once you had the chance to be true to someone. I feel that someone is not me. I know that whatever aches in you was a wound that you chose to forget, that wound carries a name unfamiliar to me. I cannot hold your promises when my hands are full of doubts.Continue reading ““Make you mine” – Nayana Nair”

“Mistaken” – Nayana Nair

Surely there were others as well who were standing beside me till now, who loved me, at least liked me. Surely I am mistaken that I am abandoned. There were several houses that fell silent as my legs lingered on their doorsteps. There was a sigh of relief as I left. A sigh muffled byContinue reading ““Mistaken” – Nayana Nair”

“Our House” – Nayana Nair

In that house that stands on the border of two hearts, where as your eyes scan the room I became one of the collected belongings. I found your curses and blames hidden in odd places. In the bottom of a tea cups, of tea made too sweet In the peels of an apple left onContinue reading ““Our House” – Nayana Nair”

“A Rare Love” – Nayana Nair

Today, I was reminded of a fading memory of a rather idle summer afternoon, of me sitting on floor in the living room with people who loved me and people whom I loved. Between whom, ‘love’ word was never spoken aloud; for whom ‘love’ was not to be taken lightly. The rare love that didn’tContinue reading ““A Rare Love” – Nayana Nair”