“Portals” – Nayana Nair

the wafer breaks and crumblesmy teeth find a red muscle to killagain my mouth bleedsbut no iron strikes my tasteso i wait for iti wait for my imagined painto become real i look at my handsmy unsightly weak handsthey are portals to my past selfhow they weighed its emptiness even when they held youhow iContinue reading ““Portals” – Nayana Nair”

“Better Clone” – Nayana Nair

If you were to find a love that could make you complete,I hope you find it with me.I hope I become betterbefore you start looking for this love.So that being myself won’t meanbeing cruel and uncaring.So that loving me won’t be a sacrifice. I want to have you without breaking youand without breaking me.But howContinue reading ““Better Clone” – Nayana Nair”

“Questions on Eternity” – Nayana Nair

The winter rains have found me again but only without you. They ask me of I still believe in eternity and I choose not to answer because I am living in one, even if it not the one I wanted. Your sweet face and words, that are no longer yours, is the only analgesic sleepContinue reading ““Questions on Eternity” – Nayana Nair”

“Only Me” – Nayana Nair

Stay here with me. Everyone else has forgotten you dear. Only me, it is only me that carries you everywhere it rains, everywhere the Sunday morning starts with empty table and aching heart, everywhere the number blinking in my phone is not yours. It’s only me that wakes up in this nightmare of life clutchingContinue reading ““Only Me” – Nayana Nair”

“Return” – Nayana Nair

The cry that was stuck in my throat turned out to be my name , that I had forgotten long ago. Probably when there were too many of me for me to hold, to make space for the all other names that I must never forget. How often have I let go of my ownContinue reading ““Return” – Nayana Nair”

“Your Love” – Nayana Nair

I want to be the shiver that runs through your body, when you think of the one you love. There are far more easier things to say, to want but they loose their meaning as they make their way to my mouth. As the days with you disintergrate, I find there are more ways ofContinue reading ““Your Love” – Nayana Nair”

“Cold Space” – Nayana Nair

There are trails of stardust that are possibly tears, frozen in the cold space. Frozen despite the sun and thousand other burning stars. And I am not sure if they are yours or mine.

“Must be Lived” – Nayana Nair

By the grave of your every love, I have cried for nights. For the love they took to their graves and the life you have lost. This life that demands me to suffer without hope. This ocean that I never thought my feet would touch. The night seem so lonely, not having someone to lookContinue reading ““Must be Lived” – Nayana Nair”

“Wish” – Nayana Nair

The stars that crumbled at the wind of your wish, have their light taken say for your sake. In their dying light they take your name. Even if the wish comes to life it is heavy with a sadness, a grief. For they are just dying breath with promises to keep.