A PAINFUL LIFE By Neel Anil Panicker Life for some a never ending sorrowwhat makes life worth living for when there’s no gainno change_ yesterday, today, tomorrowwatch human emotions_all full of  stainfaces scarred, man, woman, child_ all in painfoolish man goes through the grind  of livingfate’s cruel hands ever unforgiving  desires, hopes, wishes see no … Continue reading neelwrites/poem/dizain/pain/26/09/2022


KEEEPING IT LIGHT By Neel Anil Panicker Indra surveyed the spoils.Three days of rummaging through the room had produced results, some good , a few bad.The positive was she’d finally managed to declutter her two drawers, the alimirah and the attic. The accumulated discards of half a lifetime lay before her. Now all she’d to … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/fiction/shortstory/ff/23/09/2022


A MERRY NIGHT OF THIEVERY By Neel Anil Panicker Blame it on old age or the fact that he had a drink too many or perhaps that it was that hour of the night when the world and its uncle had succumbed to the charms of deep sleep, the crushing reality was that 69 year … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/fiction/sss/300words/15/09/2022


A RAINY LOVE STORY By Neel Anil Panicker On a rain washed wintry side street you camemy heart went pitter patter sighting youi stole a few glances without much shamei had fallen in love yet had no cluenever knew emotions could be so trueshoring some courage I walked upto to herfollowed what I can’t recall, … Continue reading neelwrites/poem/dizain/14/09/2022


SOME PAIN, LOTS OF GAIN By Neel Anil Panicker Her two decades were devoted to Prakash, the man she fell in love with.The man she married.Prakash, the man she once had sworn her all.For Prakash, Indu had left her parents, her friends, everyone dear to her.Her utopia fell apart on their first marriage anniversary. Prakash … Continue reading neelwrites/poem/haiku/life/pian/11/09/2022


PREY TIMEBy Neel Anil Panicker The instructions were very clear.The email read: Coming Tuesday, September 21, 2022 take the NH24 from the Noida Link Road. Drive a steady 40 km for the next two hours. You will see barren land to your left. Take the dirt road. The only one there.Drive for another 15 minutes.You … Continue reading neelwrites/flash/fiction/writephoto/09/09/2022