“fairy tales” – Nayana Nair

a broken endwith a light(a lighter duller than me)touches me.someonesays the magic words,the loathsome wordsthat make me the old alice.i am made to leavethe seat, the home,the dream, the rightsthat are too big for me.they leave me a tiny suitcasesfilled with fancy dressesmade of used socks and handkerchiefs.they are cute,they are kind,they have read theirContinue reading ““fairy tales” – Nayana Nair”

“your desire would burn away” – Nayana Nair

i read this on a torn sheet of paperthat was lying, waiting (possibly for me?)in that empty hall, that on a normal day has never known empty.and being who i am, this again had to be an easy answer from a higher power.being who i was i believed that the confusion in my mindrocked everyContinue reading ““your desire would burn away” – Nayana Nair”

“Holding onto you” – Nayana Nair

As I use your ideals and words as the dressing to the greens that I hate, that I find hard to chew, I try to make myself understand you, convince myself that I am in wrong and I just know it yet. I remind myself that this time I can’t get it wrong, that thisContinue reading ““Holding onto you” – Nayana Nair”

“Clueless” – Nayana Nair

If I was to resent that everyone I met, everywhere I went, everyone took something from me, yanked it out of my consciousness, moved within my mind with dirty shoes and clumsy hand, and left me clueless of who I am. Then I would also have to thank this world for all the things thatContinue reading ““Clueless” – Nayana Nair”

“Some other time” – Nayana Nair

I want to tell you how you slowly became the tree that guards me from the happiness and sadness of the world, and let me create my own. How it was lovely to see you grow. How it hurt to love you. How beautiful you were even in the worst of your moments. How IContinue reading ““Some other time” – Nayana Nair”