Thank you Dear Indian Soldiers, Thank you Modiji Oh! brave commandos Real blood flows, In your mighty veins. When we slept you struck No such luck, For our enemies Well done, Modiji acts have done, what mere words could not We salute you, Sir India wins Pakistan loses. +++ #neelanilpanicker#haiku#09

DELHI- A MULTI-LINGUAL ROAD TRIP By Neel Anil Panicker Traffic makes us mad, doesn’t it? And, if it is about traffic as dangerous and monstrous as we, the denizens of Delhi, experience on a daily basis, then we might as well sign up for hell! But then what recourse do we have other than to … Continue reading

THE POWER OF MIRACLES By Neel Anil Panicker Growing up, one of the very first words I fell in love with was the word ‘miracle’. This one word has helped me see through the darkest of dark days and God knows I have had more than my fair share of some really very dark days … Continue reading–caged/15/08/2016#writephoto

‪#‎POEM‬ FREEDOM IN CHAINS By Neel Anil Panicker Trapped in false glory Oh! what a pitiable story Life turns topsy turvy Unquenchable are her desires Caught in mindless quagmires Up and up she goes Endless turn her woes Walled in pseudo wealth A life but full of stealth The view from top Is a precursor … Continue reading–caged/15/08/2016#writephoto

INDEPENDENCE: A LITTLE LESS NATIONALISM, A LOT MORE PATRIOTISM By Neel Anil Panicker Another Independence Day is upon and we are once again saddled with the ubiquitous question: how do we ring in this epic day? Do we clap in joy and raise a toast and pat ourselves on our backs for riding the crest … Continue reading

BOLLYWOOD, DANCE, AND INDAINNESS By Neel Anil Panicker I will start with something that all of us have an instant connect with—-Bollywood that is.  The very word does ring a bell, doesn’t it?  And indisputably, that bell does ring beautifully. No two thoughts on that. Everyone is head over heels in love with the movies, … Continue reading