“Redraw” – Nayana Nair

Every time I held your hand, I felt it.Your blood, your voice, your mindtaking a step back, a silent declaration, “I can only love you this much”. ~ I stood on the lines I am not meant to cross.I shifted uncomfortably from one leg to another,afraid what my next step could do to your heart.WonderingContinue reading ““Redraw” – Nayana Nair”

“Fading Heaven” – Nayana Nair

You asked “Is this what becomes of love? When this star falls and loses it’s distance, when it loses it’s light does it become nothing more than a stone to be kicked around?” I knew better than to tell you that the stars do not care for such trivial things as our love, that theContinue reading ““Fading Heaven” – Nayana Nair”

“Root” – Nayana Nair

Everything that reminds me of what I was leaves me helpless. Everything that tells me of what I could be leaves me expecting, makes my skin weak, makes the wound stay. All the right word you utter is like the air carrying scents of a distant garden. The garden that I will never see, forContinue reading ““Root” – Nayana Nair”

“What is it like?” – Nayana Nair

I have not known what it is like to stop looking for ways to prove people and their minds as the root of my the problems. What is it like to stop hurting others, thinking everyone out there has something against me. What it is to undo the harm of many many hands. What isContinue reading ““What is it like?” – Nayana Nair”