“i don’t react well to kindness” – Nayana Nair

👓 😇 A BEAUTIFUL WORK CAN HELP US TO MITIGATE AND CUSHION OUR PITY.

it rains in my heart

the river behind me
is filled with regret
of swallowing the sun
that she once claimed to love.
she is like me,
so i thought she’d understand.

but she holds my hands,
refuses to give me up
when i try to find out
how much I can be filled.
she fears my temperament
and the dangerous things
i incessantly wish for.

i want to tell her
that my heart is too heavy,
that her kindness is only causing me pain,
that bleeding a bit won’t kill me,
that words won’t save me.
that her embrace would only become
my next hope, my next wound.

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One response to ““i don’t react well to kindness” – Nayana Nair

  1. mmerce60

    Nice drawing … not so much the text!

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