You stand beside the fire” – Nayana Nair

In the rubble with nerves hiding sparks,in the nest of sleeping explosives,again it is you.Again you are here to prove somethingby doing something unasked for. You build a place for warm tea,for all our shivering ghosts to haunt.You place the chairs that are not chairsbut buckets that cannot hold anything now.There are chairs that areContinue reading “You stand beside the fire” – Nayana Nair”

“but love…” – Nayana Nair

but lovethe i cannot see youwithout this night,for you are not my sunbut only it’s reminder. but lovei can be the person you loveonly as long as you love be back,as long as my heart wants to forget the pastand the owner of my heart. but lovein your gloryi always fall short.i yearn to loveContinue reading ““but love…” – Nayana Nair”

“Wrong Way” – Nayana Nair

They forgot to teach me the most basic thing- to know which side I should take to keep a check on papers, to see sense when someone tells me what is politically right and to agree when they tell me that identity is everything not only mine, but of all those who live on sameContinue reading ““Wrong Way” – Nayana Nair”