neelwrites/FF/sayingit withflowers/shortstory/100words/22/02/2018

SAYING IT WITH FLOWERS By Neel Anil Panicker With any other girl it would have been a non issue; a decision that’s taken in a jiffy. But not so in the case of Sheena.   For  the first time in his fourteen month old romantic career, Albert the Stud felt ill at ease, a complete misfit. Should … Continue reading neelwrites/FF/sayingit withflowers/shortstory/100words/22/02/2018

neelwrites/wiltedflowers/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/100words/01/11/2017

Hosted by the wondrously charming Rochelle at https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/11/01/27-october-2017/ WILTED FLOWERS PHOTO PROMPT © Sarah Ann Hall By Neel Anil Panicker The entire mantelpiece was chock-a-block with vases in myriad shapes, sizes and colours. One in particular caught his attention. Inspector Sharma’s fingers skirted past the bud, cylinder and cube shaped ones to finally rest on the … Continue reading neelwrites/wiltedflowers/fridayfictioneers/shortstory/inspectorsharmacrimeseries/fiction/100words/01/11/2017

neelwrites/theharvest/flashfiction/shortstory/99words/September 21: Flash Fiction Challenge/22/09/2017

September 21: Flash Fiction Challenge Hosted by Carrot Ranch at https://carrotranch.com/2017/09/22/september-21-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ THE HARVEST By Neel Anil Panicker All his life Ramprasad had been a gardener. While others of his age and village had long traded the ‘bland’ rural environs for the bold charms of the big city, he had stuck around, preferring to tend to his … Continue reading neelwrites/theharvest/flashfiction/shortstory/99words/September 21: Flash Fiction Challenge/22/09/2017

neelwrites/what’swiththeflowers/FFfAW/fiction/shortstory/167words/13/09/2017

FFfAW Challenge-Week of September 12, 2017 Hosted  by PJ at https://flashfictionforaspiringwriters.wordpress.com/2017/09/11/fffaw-challenge-week-of-september-12-2017/ WHAT’S WITH THE FLOWERS   By Neel Anil Panicker It’s been over twenty hours and Shivam hasn’t moved a limb. Seated on a lone garden chair abutting the ICU, he is oblivious to the world, his eyes, stony eyed and transfixed, stares expectedly at the pot … Continue reading neelwrites/what’swiththeflowers/FFfAW/fiction/shortstory/167words/13/09/2017

neelwrites/FF/something’ssmelly/fiction/100words/02/08/2017

Something’s smelly PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson By Neel Anil Panicker It began as a single red rose. Delivered to her workstation; initially, only on Mondays, and then on every other day, and finally, every single day. All placed inwards, as if the benefactor were aware of the seating arrangement of the beneficiary; the flowers, … Continue reading neelwrites/FF/something’ssmelly/fiction/100words/02/08/2017

neelwrites/FFfAW/fiction/flowers/175words/16/05/2017

FFfAW Challenge-Week of May 16, 2017 GOODBYE TO FLOWERS By Neel Anil Panicker I was halfway through my fractious teen years when I realized that flowers are the glue that binds the world. That all homosapiens were one or the other: gender divided into flower givers and flower receivers. And that there was no breaking through … Continue reading neelwrites/FFfAW/fiction/flowers/175words/16/05/2017