“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”

“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”

“Shopping in the HATE section” – Nayana Nair

should i thank youfor becoming the faceless strangerthat i dread the most? you are the new voice inside my head.less of a voice, more of a threat. how should i make you happy?how can i shut you up?-is all i think about.i want to grow upand grow out of this mindthat can’t take even thisContinue reading ““Shopping in the HATE section” – Nayana Nair”

“Indifferent Green” – Nayana Nair

The indifferent green around me soothes my heart. It has nothing against me and I do not have to be wary of all that it can do, and all that it can say to shift the levels of what is tolerable and what I should put up with. I can already hear them saying thatContinue reading ““Indifferent Green” – Nayana Nair”

“Defeated Packets” – Nayana Nair

While you read my words and said, “How strange is this world!” Sunlight rushed in, to hold a strand of your hair, fell on these pages and cried out like a child, hurt that it could not have you. I smiled to myself knowing what you meant. These words of mine reminded you of theContinue reading ““Defeated Packets” – Nayana Nair”