“everything else” – Nayana Nair

“warm”this word has become coldsitting at the base of my throatmy throat burnsand my everything else?my everything else-my pretty flesh and my ugly insides-who want me to be thereand at the same want me gone.i guess they want me to change.this is my new lowwhere my organs are my imaginary friendsthe only ones I canContinue reading ““everything else” – 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”

“Can there be a me?” – Nayana Nair

Can there be a me in future, who wouldn’t second guess the genuinety of people and relations. Who wouldn’t live on scarpes of leftover love. Who would sigh less, and smile better. Who doesn’t wake up to relive every sadness till date. Whose time is not trapped and wasted on crumpled papers. I hope thereContinue reading ““Can there be a me?” – Nayana Nair”

“Flowers, skies and me” – Nayana Nair

I place myself in the center of room as you panic to pack up your stuff, being careful that nothing is left behind. There are flowers growing in the corners of the room that ask you to stay. There are green skies that we painted. There are flaws your and mine that decorate this wall.Continue reading ““Flowers, skies and me” – Nayana Nair”

“Stuck in my heart” – Nayana Nair

I sat on the stairs long after they stopped shouting. As the shout and anger made room for themselves in our lives. As muted cries became muted sighs. I would look at the sky and see no stars, but only the tears that pooled my eyes. For long, a portion of time got stuck inContinue reading ““Stuck in my heart” – Nayana Nair”