“What I Remember (11)” – Nayana Nair

beauty may be only skin deep but lack of it goes deeper than that. so deep that you end up learning to want things that you wouldn’t otherwise even think about. i wish i could remember every face that was surprised to know that i am okay with looking older than i am, surprised thatContinue reading ““What I Remember (11)” – Nayana Nair”

“Steal” – Nayana Nair

The tree I grew on, the frozen giant I wrapped myself around has lost its strength, its life to keep someone like me alive. Can I say it has given up its life for me when I am the one that stuck to it first, when I am the one that steals what I cannotContinue reading ““Steal” – Nayana Nair”

“Finally…the warmth” – Nayana Nair

When I saw myself in the light of kindness, that I only used for looking at other. I finally felt the warmth of being wrapped in my own arms. That day I let myself sew the sun back in my eyes. I let myself hang the portraits of my failures and weakness on the wallsContinue reading ““Finally…the warmth” – Nayana Nair”

“The day we held hands” – Nayana Nair

The silence wrapping our words was not born out of a deed or two. Or out of lack of love. We didn’t wake up one day and began feeling alone. The day we held hands, we felt the alienation that only love can bring. No great love can change what we were. Where the plainsContinue reading ““The day we held hands” – Nayana Nair”