“mornings break us apart again” – Nayana Nair

she traced the light on my chestpulled out everything that stung-the swings, my feet,the shadow i decided no longer to play with. the comparision table of veins and arteriescopied into my notebook.the eraser and pencil that helped me documentin those tables my lackings compared to everyone else. a page torn, and then another, and thenContinue reading ““mornings break us apart again” – Nayana Nair”

“5 mins away” – Nayana Nair

As she places her coffee cup on the table,her eyes sting and ribs hurtto see the beautiful vase of her lifedearly holding onto the oldest withered flowers of her life.Flowers were not meant to do this,she knew.She also knewshe need not be like this,things need not be this way.The market is just 5 minutes away.WhenContinue reading ““5 mins away” – Nayana Nair”

“No Plans” – Nayana Nair

She looks at the clock. The time tells in 4 hours her husband has to leave, she woke up too soon. She wakes up and looks at the clock again. In 20 minutes he will need his daily tea, he sounds bitter all day if it is not the first thing he sees. She willContinue reading ““No Plans” – Nayana Nair”

“Missing and wanting what lies forgotten” – Nayana Nair

For long I have lived avoiding a lot in life. The sting of disappointment. The pointless chatter that becomes noise, laughter, a habit. A lovely company. The colors that didn’t suit me, colors that I loved just the same. But now I miss the life in my heart and the pain that made skies andContinue reading ““Missing and wanting what lies forgotten” – Nayana Nair”

“Endless Screech” – Nayana Nair

It has been long since I saw your face for what it was. Now the ends of your lips droops and your words stings and your action have become the endless screech of a madman. I didn’t want to spare my words to remind you of your change. I didn’t want to forgive you forContinue reading ““Endless Screech” – Nayana Nair”