“hope is a bird with nine lives and slow deaths” – Nayana Nair

Now that we are an year apart.Now that everyone has been talking aboutnew beginnings and second chances,I let myself be myself,let myself be swayedat the hope, at the thought of the ONE. But being myselfalso means to be keep my heart broken.It means to leave every crowded roomto find the corridors where I can beContinue reading ““hope is a bird with nine lives and slow deaths” – Nayana Nair”

“Far from Truth” – Nayana Nair

For someone who speaks so muchI mean so little of what I say.I let myself be swayed too easilyand too often.I foolishly take my passing feelings and poor judgmentsas some eternal truth,when they are not. Today, I may talk of my wait for this sorrow to leave my life. Tomorrow, I will claim it asContinue reading ““Far from Truth” – Nayana Nair”

“Words I Hear the Most” – Nayana Nair

You always stand there one word away from me never leaving, never swaying away from my shadow. Shall I take that as your answer to the question that my life has become? I continue to hope, so I continue to suffer for there is a little that can change by your answer now. Life canContinue reading ““Words I Hear the Most” – Nayana Nair”

“Sway” – Nayana Nair

The only word I kept under my tongue my name – and yet it is dissolving into the fog where all things are lost. As the weight of my name slips from my mouth, I feel how latching onto anything is a suffering. I feel how letting everything go is also a suffering. And IContinue reading ““Sway” – Nayana Nair”

“Out all night”- Nayana Nair

Every night I saw that girl who roamed the dark streets with eyes filled with smoke and feet swaying with confusion and power. With clothes that reminded me of night sky. She was out all night to paint the world in the color of her black beautiful broken heart. The many masks of her hungContinue reading ““Out all night”- Nayana Nair”