neelwrites/apumpkinstory/fiction/flash/shortstory/FOWC/260words/02/10/2018

  A VERY PUMPKIN STORY By Neel Anil Panicker “You can boil it, steam it, roast it. And guess what! It’s the best things for failing vision, low blood pressure and has a million antioxidant properties” Manohar looked askance at his friend of thirty plus years and wondered whether the old man had crossed all … Continue reading neelwrites/apumpkinstory/fiction/flash/shortstory/FOWC/260words/02/10/2018

neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

MY CHEMISTRY WITH BIOLOGY By Neel Anil Panicker Teenaged pangs for boys much like birth pangs  for expectant mothers and exam pangs for students are just that__ a well worn out truism that’s as old as the hills. And so it was with me as I stepped into my teens and found myself palpitating, hyperventilating … Continue reading neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

neelwrites/poem/wink/india/politics/21/07/2018

I am not that Priya  Warrier dame But guess what_ I carry bigger fame Wasn’t it the Bard who said what’s in a name A wink by any other name is still a wink It’s not what my detractors think__ a big chink Mummyji, when will this stark truth sink. #neelanilpanicker #Indianpolitics #rahulgandhi #pappukijhappi #hugoplacy  … Continue reading neelwrites/poem/wink/india/politics/21/07/2018

neelwrites/it’sallinthename/fiction/flash/shortstory/18/05/2018

IT’S ALL IN THE NAME By Neel Anil Panicker “Hey, what’s this thing about being cool? Looks like everybody wants to be cool.” Jackie stopped, turned around and looked at his friend of twenty fours hours.  “Look err …what’s your name you said?” ‘Sandeep…Sandeep Bandhopadhyaya.’ “Now that’s the problem. With a name like that you … Continue reading neelwrites/it’sallinthename/fiction/flash/shortstory/18/05/2018

neelwrites/guffaw/flash/shortstory/tuesdaychatter weekly/03/04/2018

With time people change. In his case, for the better. I thought so. And so gave the shoulder to his tantrums, his pronounced and highly misplaced sense of self that resulted, more often than not in he displaying his famed, (here i shall it make ill famed) braggadocio, his false sense of entitlement to all … Continue reading neelwrites/guffaw/flash/shortstory/tuesdaychatter weekly/03/04/2018

neelwrites/ThreeLineTales/smartmove/fiction/50words/06/07/2017

Three Line Tales, Week 75 Welcome to Week 75 of Three Line Tales. Hosted by Sonya at https://only100words.xyz/2017/07/06/three-line-tales-week-75/   Smart Moves photo by Meghan Yabsley on Unsplash   By Neel Anil Panicker “Show that you love me by jumping into the icy waters right away?” ‘Hey! Most certainly, and why not; however, if I were to do so, would you then … Continue reading neelwrites/ThreeLineTales/smartmove/fiction/50words/06/07/2017

neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/SPF/200words/19/02/2017

© A Mixed Bag THE DINOSAURS ARE BACK By Neel Anil Panicker Though well past sleep time, the questions keep flowing. “Papa, will dinosaurs live again?” ‘No dear, the dead don’t come back,’ I say and turn off the lights. An hour later, once Aarav finally slides into dreamland, Nina too goes to bed as … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/SPF/200words/19/02/2017