neelwrites/ilookatyou/poem/triolet/love16/10/2018

I think of you as my gateway to freedom pity you look at me as just one more to trap You are joy, bliss and everything that I ever miss I think of you as my gateway to freedom One who would lead me out of the dark One who would hold me ever I … Continue reading neelwrites/ilookatyou/poem/triolet/love16/10/2018

For Three Line Tales, Week 141 https://only100words.xyz/category/three-line-tales/ UNMASKED By Neel Anil Panicker “Sometimes we need to wear masks to unmask others’ masks”, declared Rajat as he bent over and looked deep into Radha’s eyes. A trifle nonplussed Radha waited for the voices around their corner cafe table to subside before replying, “So, am I to infer … Continue reading

neelwrites/poe/triolet/havenots/09/10/2018

You ask me why I support the have-nots I tell you ‘coz the world is so full of the haves You who make light of their plight You ask me why I support the have-nots ‘Coz people like you go ahead and slight ‘Coz people like you throw around your might You ask me why … Continue reading neelwrites/poe/triolet/havenots/09/10/2018

neelwrites/love’ssweetmusic/FOWC/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/fiction/301words/04/09/2018

LOVE’S SWEET MUSIC    By Neel Anil Panicker “It’s lovely, isn’t it?” Albert turned around. His eyes were twinkling brighter than the brightest star. ‘Mesmerizing and tantalizing are the words for me, darling!’ A little taken aback by the response, Violet prodded further, “But I thought you hated music, Al?” ‘Hated? Well, that’s too strong … Continue reading neelwrites/love’ssweetmusic/FOWC/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/fiction/301words/04/09/2018

neelwrites/justmemories/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/shortstory/fiction/flash/31/08/2018

JUST MEMORIES By Neel Anil Panicker ‘Happy Birthday Charles’ she whispered, the words__an echo that reverberated all over the misty hill-top. She stood there like that__unmoving, her eyes closed, soft hands folded in prayer, the lips uttering a silent invocation to the Almighty. And thereafter she sat on down, placing the vase by the side, … Continue reading neelwrites/justmemories/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/ThreeThingsChallenge/shortstory/fiction/flash/31/08/2018

neelwrites/anamebyanyothername/FRidayFictioneers/realisticfiction/shortstory/india/politics/29/08/2018

  A NAME BY ANY OTHER NAME (Genre:Realistic Fiction) By Neel Anil Panicker She’s the antithesis of a politician. Well read, articulate, with an accent to boot. Quiet__it’s the modifier that best describes her. That ways Atishi, her first name, is a total mismatch. My pigdin reservoir of Hindi (or is that Urdu?) tells me … Continue reading neelwrites/anamebyanyothername/FRidayFictioneers/realisticfiction/shortstory/india/politics/29/08/2018

neelwrites/God’sdosownedcountry/Keraladiaries/sundayphotofiction/ThreeThingsChallenge/flashfiction/realisticfiction/200words/26/08/2018

A ‘CLICKS FOR KERALA’ INITIATIVE KERALA DIARIES #02  (realistic fiction) ‘GOD’S DISOWNED COUNTRY’ By Neel Anil Panicker “God’s own country? That’s the tagline, right?” Paulose slurps tea from his half broken stain smeared glass, then turning to the man seated beside him, nods his head. ‘God dammed country’s more appropriate’. The question’s rhetorical; does not … Continue reading neelwrites/God’sdosownedcountry/Keraladiaries/sundayphotofiction/ThreeThingsChallenge/flashfiction/realisticfiction/200words/26/08/2018