GAVIN SMELLIE – A CANADIAN IN KOCHI CENTRAL JAIL By Neel Anil Panicker Gavin Smellie hated his new environs. At 52, with over two decades of a hardcore criminal life behind him he expected a little more respect from the authorities. That evening as he stepped out of his barracks and looked upwards, his eyes … Continue reading neelwrites/gavinsmellie-thedrugstoryofindiacontd/fiction/novella/173words/FFfAW/21/08/2018


I am not that Priya  Warrier dame But guess what_ I carry bigger fame Wasn’t it the Bard who said what’s in a name A wink by any other name is still a wink It’s not what my detractors think__ a big chink Mummyji, when will this stark truth sink. #neelanilpanicker #Indianpolitics #rahulgandhi #pappukijhappi #hugoplacy  … Continue reading neelwrites/poem/wink/india/politics/21/07/2018


EVERYTHING’S GOT A TIME By Neel Anil Panicker By the time the two had reached the roundabout it was all quiet; all she could see was a thick bushy outgrowth__tall, cinder trees  stood like fiery sentinels, their huge monstrous branches, twisted and entwined  encircling the other less fortunate cousins, clasping them with their gnarled roots, … Continue reading neelwrites/everything’sgotatime/flashfiction/shortstory/04/07/2018


Beauty turns deadly tool, innocently entraps. Men morph into eternal slaves. Beastly. (c)neelanilpanicker2018 #poem #haiku +++ She stole my heart, Bitter sweet memories all, Never will turn sour. (c)neelanilpanicker2018 #poem haiku +++ Sadness, like  a wet blanket soaks her inner soul. Deathly cold wave snuffs out life. (c)neelanilpanicker2018. #poem #haiku +++


HOSTED BY ROCHELLEWISOFF at Spiralling Away PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook By Neel Anil Panicker She caught her reflection in the mirror. Winced. From hour glass to bloating mass; collateral damages of a ‘not so happening’ marriage. She turned around and eyed her tormentor. There he was, brutish smugness stamped all over his swarthy face. An hour ago … Continue reading neelwrites/spirallingaway/FF/fiction/shortstory/100days/15/12/2017


FFfAW Challenge-Week of December 6, 2016 WELCOME ! 92nd Challenge Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers Week of 12-06 through 12-12-2016 THE STONE HAS FLOWN By Neel Anil Panicker The man turned around and spoke to the  group of  wide eyed tourists,  his voice, a rich baritone oozing oodles of authority that seamlessly blended with the richness … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/fridayfictionforaspiringwriters/150wordstory/thestone/06/12/2016


FFfAW Challenge – Week of November 29, 2016 Black tea, without sugar By Neel Anil Panicker With a tea pot filled to the brim with delectable Earl Grey mint flavoured black tea, Melania Roberts settled down on her high backed comfy leather lined chair. Extricating the single sheet of paper from the table drawer, she held … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/blacktea,withoutsugar/29/11/2016