All dressed up and nowhere to go All queries end with a big NO Though rain does rhyme well with pain Methinks there’s here something to gain So while many suffer the rain soaked  day Some decide to gift themselves a holiday. #neelanilpanicker #rains #poem #musings  


RAINY DAYS  By Neel Anil Panicker Gutter rains exacerbate denizens’ pain Putting all services under severe strain As  life grinds to a halt All debate who’s at fault While Nature Gods  play spoilsport Looks like swimming’s become our national sport. #neelanilpanicker


WILL YOU TOLERATE ME? By Neel Anil Panicker Will you tolerate me a little more? Will you promise that you would not brand me an infidel, call me names, worse, threaten me with  rape, murder, or harangue me day and night, scream your throats hoarse about throwing me into the Bay of Bengal? Will you … Continue reading neelwrites/iamahindu/india/poem/25/07/2018


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


It’s been almost three weeks since i have put pen paper…written as much as a word. Blame it on vacation…that eight letter word that strikes you every year or so and leaves you completely bamboozled at the end of it all. Bamboozled, that’s i feel now at the end of it all. Completely detoxed, still … Continue reading neelwrites/poet/haibun/01/07/2018


LOVE MIX-UP   By Neel Anil Panicker Bewitched by beauty He professed undying love She waltzed through life Disowning him off all peace His life is now but a trance. #neelanilpanicker #poem #tanka #dream #belong Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 82 – BELONG & DREAM #SynonymsOnly Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge … Continue reading neelwrites/mixedlove/tanla/poem/13/05/2018


Evening stars brighten eyes hearts fills up with some strange joy Moon above shimmers.  Earthlings below dance happily Lovers shut themselves to world. #neelanilpanicker #poem #tanka