SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY By Neel Anil Panicker “Up around the corner” was his standard reply. That was how he stonewalled all her queries. That was the staccato reply she received every single time she asked him in the month or so they had known each other, having met rather serendipitously at the zoo. “I … Continue reading neelwrites/sleepingwiththeenemy/shortstory/fiction/flashfiction/instashorts/510words/02/06/2018


TONIGHT THE MOON’S MINE By Neel Anil Panicker For a long time Venkat sat there, by the shore, motionless and emotionless, his tiny hands clasped tightly together as the waves crashed onto the rocky edges, each thunderous splash lathering his bare torso, drenching him with whatever the angry sea brought in__bile, froth, and salt working … Continue reading neelwrites/moon’smine/mindlovemiserysmenagerie/fiction/shortstory/505words/07/02/2018


HONOUR IN LOVE  By Neel Anil Panicker Akash stepped out of the door and stared through the slits of tree branches at the expanse of barrenness that spread out before him and then beyond at the distant hills that seemed to lord over the desolate expanse. An eerie silence that he had known since arriving … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/#writephoto/18/02/2017