“Two Cups” – Nayana Nair

I don’t drink coffee.I quit long ago, don’t remember why.I quit long ago, you haven’t just noticed yet.Nevertheless there are two cups on this table.that is all it takesto make me feel that we are strangers.But you are the only stranger who loves me.You only love me because you don’t know me.That is all itContinue reading ““Two Cups” – Nayana Nair”

“today’s forecast” – Nayana Nair

today’s forecasttold me about rainthat might turn to snowwhich might turn to pain in my knees,it might turn into wishing for summer(summer is always you lying on couch tired cursing gods for seasons you hate),it might move my hands towards the pillsthat rarely save anyone needing saving(i really don’t trust pills if you are notContinue reading ““today’s forecast” – Nayana Nair”

“Evaporate” – Nayana Nair

For better or worseall that made us liveis finally out of our reach. The poison in you,the poison in mehas now nothing to killand nothing to cry about. The days of our happiness have evaporated into time,and the clouds, they havegone to another land.

“Chase” – Nayana Nair

I came here knowing that you would be here as well,knowing that you won’t like to see me hereor anywhere.But I have been always good at not seeing the truth.So as I put on the dress I wore when I first met youI told myself – if you hate me, resent me for showing up,itContinue reading ““Chase” – Nayana Nair”

“Thoughtless Scribbles” – Nayana Nair

Do not scribble thoughtlessly your name on these walls. Don’t make yourself at home if you don’t plan to stay. I am not someone who has learnt to let go of anything I value. I am not someone who will close my heart only because it hurts. I wear my insanity in glittering colors andContinue reading ““Thoughtless Scribbles” – Nayana Nair”

“Estranged” – Nayana Nair

when you slipped into my arms and tried to tell me stories in your broken language, when you got all your numbers wrong, when you touched my face with your tiny hands, i almost forgot that you are not mine. i shouldn’t have.

“Stay Awake” – Nayana Nair

You loved well. I loved well. The saddest days we have made it though are proof that. We have survived through the worst, it is just that we don’t know how to love each other in peace. How to keep our love alive when there are no enemies threatening it. The calendars change, the furnitureContinue reading ““Stay Awake” – Nayana Nair”

“Show You Around” – Nayana Nair

Let me show you around. This place that you think as mine will soon be yours one day. Especially because you will want to own this mess more than you want to own my heart. And though my eyes might roll at the sound of the word “own” but that’s just how things are. OneContinue reading ““Show You Around” – Nayana Nair”