neelwrites/mookambika/TTC/FOWC/Sunday Writing Prompt “Collage Prompt #43/flash/fiction/storystarter/20/10/2018

MOOKAMBIKA (genre:fiction)   By Neel Anil Panicker It was time to leave and Santhript knew that. The all too familiar lump in the throat was getting bigger and bigger. Standing in the bus stand, luggage in hand, his eye caught the mirror that peeped out from among among the array of psychedelic metal cats and … Continue reading neelwrites/mookambika/TTC/FOWC/Sunday Writing Prompt “Collage Prompt #43/flash/fiction/storystarter/20/10/2018


Old girlfriends lay buried in the labyrinths of time, For them the bells don’t toll anymore. Yet, on certain moon dipped days they crawl out Much like the aroma that wafts in when flipping through old dust laden books. It’s then that I revisit past lives lived and dream of dreams that died premature deaths. … Continue reading neelwrites/oldgirlfriends/poem/love/17/09/2018


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


LOVE’S SLOW DEATH By Neel Anil Panicker Though unlettered he still loved to call her his Venus. One night, in the initial months of their dating, she had disclosed to him her deep interest in Greek Mythology, especially about Greek Gods and Goddesses. He had listened with rapt attention as if he were a budding … Continue reading neelwrites/love’sslowdeath/ThreeThingsChallenge/flash/storystarter/29/09/2018


[Enter Post Title Here]     DARKENED MEMORIES By Neel Anil Panicker During the nights the house or whatever remained of it looked even more evil, resting at it were on the very edge of the desolate village, oddly slanted towards the left as a triangular roof jutted out from the centre and met the … Continue reading neelwrites/darkenedmemories/fiction/threelinetales/191words/26/01/2018


WAITING By Neel Anil Panicker On nights such as this I weep inside me resides you in sleep For me you were one beautiful promise For you I was just one more ‘miss’ You took me to a new stratospheric high Also dropped me without even a bye You will find me where you left … Continue reading neelwrites/poem/waiting/20/01/2018


  Thursday photo prompt – Twilight – #writephoto #writephoto Written for weekly flash fiction photo prompt challenge hosted by Sue Vincent at NO DARK THOUGHTS By Neel Anil Panicker For Pramila nothing’s changed, or so it seems. The sky above is bathed in the same golden brown hue that she’s been seeing for twenty years … Continue reading neelwrites/nolastthought/thursdayphotoprompt/twilight/250words/16/06/2017


Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers 1. A prompt photo will be provided each Tuesday to be used as a base to your story. Please include photo prompt with your story. 2. Linking for this challenge begins on Tuesday and runs to the following Monday evening. 3. Please credit photo to photographer. 4. The story word … Continue reading neelwrites/FFfAW/streetcarnameddesrire/shortstory/150words/30/05/2017


NETHERWORLD    (words 169)   This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yarnspinner. Thank you Yarnspinner! By Neel Anil Panicker Some memories simply refuse to let go, clinging on, hopelessly, much like leeches slowly sucking away the blood off its victims, all this long after the denizens who gave birth to them have left the … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/FFfAW/169WORDS/05/04/2017


Image Credit: Frank Jansen HOUSE OF MEMORIES  (100 words) By Neel Anil Panicker It may be five years since Anjali,succumbed to cancer but for Raghav she is as alive as the morning sun that unfailingly lights up the cobbled pathways to his roadside shop abutting Highway 24, off Mount Abu. As the septuagenarian raises the … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/100/03/03/201