…OF rains, drains, and sundry pains By Neel Anil Panicker Woke up to the steady drum roll of raindrops pouring down slanting rooftops. I clambered out of bed and peered down from the balcony only to find the streets covered in white ever flowing slush like there were some iridescent sheets of gunfire. Outside, the … Continue reading neelwrites/essay/rains/delhi/india/26/07/2018


RAINY DAYS  By Neel Anil Panicker Gutter rains exacerbate denizens’ pain Putting all services under severe strain As  life grinds to a halt All debate who’s at fault While Nature Gods  play spoilsport Looks like swimming’s become our national sport. #neelanilpanicker


FFfAW Challenge-Week of June 20, 2017 Hosted by PJ at A Silver Lining By Neel Anil Panicker An exasperated Raghav stomped out of the room, slamming the door shut, striding like a raging bull towards the balcony. There, as the cold blast of the nightly air blew in from the sea, he arched his head upwards … Continue reading neelwrites/FFfAW/silverlining/175/20/06/2017


A GIRL CHILD AWAITS   Thursday photo prompt: Inside-out #writephoto By Neel Anil Panicker The mellifluous pitter patter of raindrops as they hit roof tops and self assuredly snaked their way down building walls and factory pipes to surrender themselves to the dank earth still held her in wonderment. Back in her village, Bindu had often … Continue reading neelwrites/agirlchildawaits/thursdayphotoprompt/250words/19/05/2017