“Assignment” – Nayana Nair

There was that pile of paperI could never keep safe.The crossed out, always crossed out words,words always out of order,words turned beautifulonly because they dissolvedin my frustration.Only because now I cannot read themwithout effort.I must make something out of themsomething that couldn’t possibly be mine. The blue ink dripping,forming planets on unexpected letters,forming planets onContinue reading ““Assignment” – Nayana Nair”

“Where I Stop” – Nayana Nair

Every few days I feel the urge to get out of this house that feels so full of myself. Guilt of a comfortable life forces me out, so I take a stroll through supermarket. I wish I said that I went to a park but I didn’t. But I do remember going there once orContinue reading ““Where I Stop” – Nayana Nair”

“Step into the memory” – Nayana Nair

I sing them a song in the voice that may soothe their hearts but fills me with feelings which are very similar to words like choke, suffocation and breathlessness. Though you might not think twice about it, I know what I have done. I have walked into the prison that my life was. But IContinue reading ““Step into the memory” – Nayana Nair”