“i hope i forget this life” – Nayana Nair

matter, substance, meaning…as my vocabulary expanded with such words,i knew,i had an inkling that this is howi would be disillusioned,with such small wordsi would be driven to despair. i would find there is another face behind every smile,and that some of those upturned lips are just empty coffins.a smile so sad, a wordless lieso easilyContinue reading ““i hope i forget this life” – Nayana Nair”

“Remaining Life” – Nayana Nair

Hand me back my fear. Remove all signs of caution. Anyway, I am dying slowly. I don’t want to know more. I don’t want to know better. Come into my mind. Here there is no better. There are only picture frames that do not break even when they have lost the images they lived for.Continue reading ““Remaining Life” – Nayana Nair”

“What I Remember(6)” – Nayana Nair

I am writing this poem because for an hour my mind is butchering every beautiful thing in the world to get that one line that can finish the thirst of this page. And nothing beautiful remains beautiful when such desperate hands hack at it, cut it into grotesque chunks and then fail terribly when tryingContinue reading ““What I Remember(6)” – Nayana Nair”