“News of my new love and loveless life” – Nayana Nair

DRAWING THE STARS WRONGall my hopes, now in your hands,feel like signs of trouble.i liked it on paper, the broken star in red ink,but not on my sky.can i undo my steps to you?will my heart break even if you leave my skin? STRIPPING YOU OF FLESHbefore i turn away from youthere are things thatContinue reading ““News of my new love and loveless life” – Nayana Nair”

“Crutch” – Nayana Nair

I let your hand become my crutch.I let your feelings for mebecome a means of my own validation.I let “love” slipfrom my mind.Being the centerof your tiny universehas ruined me, has undone my heart.You are too close, too close to be seenor to be cared for.Each morning your face reminds mehow you are become oneContinue reading ““Crutch” – Nayana Nair”

“Cutouts of Star Factories” – Nayana Nair

Though the sky is filled with lightsthe nights on this land are lonely as ever.Again I am in lovewith a part of sky,with things that we call heavenly only because they are out of our reach,only because they are not ours to keep,because every god seems to love them more. I end up on websitesContinue reading ““Cutouts of Star Factories” – Nayana Nair”

“One More” – Nayana Nair

I return to my unaffected neighborhood. The success of my efforts to keep them ignorant vexes me, their narrow vision, their inability to see me as I do, their belief in me, the love they handout to me, the children that look up at me- making me feel smaller. ~ I have no option butContinue reading ““One More” – Nayana Nair”

“Rainbows” – Nayana Nair

We will build a palace from the bygone days, from fading rainbows of love, from our name sweetened with mother’s love, from our days without schedules, and the sleep that never left our eye. Let’s find beautiful smiles to fill our hearts. Let’s build a city, a universe. A world with with melting galciers ofContinue reading ““Rainbows” – Nayana Nair”