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


Hosted by the wondrously charming Rochelle at 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 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


FFfAW Challenge-Week of September 12, 2017 Hosted  by PJ at 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


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


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


A FIERY FIESTA   ( 155 words) FFfAW Challenge Week of May 9, 2017 By Neel Anil Panicker “This is heaven, pure bliss! I just can’t believe I am going to live here all my life,” gushed Grace. Her eyes feasted on the colourful splash of marigolds, violets and tatsois, the curly leafed parsleys, the clumps of … Continue reading neelwrites/FFfAW/fieryfiesta/155words/09/05/2017


 High In The Sky By Neel Anil Panicker There was nothing Rosie had seen or experienced before. To begin with, the hotel room on the 21ist floor. The closest she ever had left earth were the few odd occasions when she had to climb up the rickety stairs that led to the third floor manager’s … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FFfPP/#01/04/01/2017