WILL YOU TOLERATE ME? By Neel Anil Panicker Will you tolerate me a little more? Will you promise that you would not brand me an infidel, call me names, worse, threaten me with  rape, murder, or harangue me day and night, scream your throats hoarse about throwing me into the Bay of Bengal? Will you … Continue reading neelwrites/iamahindu/india/poem/25/07/2018


  They said my faith is not theirs Their knives slit my throat, Have no faith, these men of faith. (C)NEELANILPANICKER2018 #POEM #HAIKU #JUSTICE FOR ANKIT SAXENA #JUSTICE FOR HUMANITY Ankit Saxena murder: Minutes before he was killed, photographer’s frantic call to friends – Watch CCTV footage


 OM BABA’S WISDOM By Neel Anil Panicker Om Baba watched nee studied her, his eyes, a demon’s, red and bulging out of their sockets as they bored into hers, lasciviously running through every inch of her voluptuous figure. “My lord, what more can I do. Haven’t I done enough already. Can’t you see that I … Continue reading neelwrites/ombaba’swisdom/fiction/spf/flash/200words/31/12/2017

neelwrites/Grace/Saturday Mix – Double Take, 23 December 2017/poem/tanka/23/12/2017

Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Hosted at This week’s Double Take has a ‘Christmassy twist’ to it! Our homophone sets are: presence – the state of being present presents – gifts and holy – with religious significance holey – perforated, with holes wholly – fully, completely GRACE By Neel Anil Panicker Your presence makes sense God’s priceless present are they Holy … Continue reading neelwrites/Grace/Saturday Mix – Double Take, 23 December 2017/poem/tanka/23/12/2017


LOVE JEHAD  By Neel Anil Panicker Love Love Jehad Love Jehad with a vengeance Vengeance against Muslims Vengeance against Hindus Vengeance against Hindus who marry Muslims Vengeance against Muslims who marry Hindus Hate Hate Jehad Hate Jehad with a vengeance Vengeance against Muslims Vengeance against Hindus Vengeance against humanity.   (C)NEELANILPANICKER2017 #POEM #POETRY #LOVE #HATE … Continue reading neelwrites/love/hate/poem/lovejehad/02/12/2017


EID MUBARAK By Neel Anil Panicker Oh! what a frightening spectre When a child wants to be a beef inspector Believes he is more powerful than the district collector. Oh! what a frightening spectre, I can’t even wish my friend Iqbal ‘Eid Mubarak’ Afraid someone will brand me a traitor. Oh! what a frightening spectre … Continue reading neelwritesblog/triolet#2/eidmubarak/13/09/2016

ELEPHANTINE TEMPLE OF FAITH By Neel Anil Panicker Places of worship are attractive to eternal optimists. It took all of three weeks and an ardous personal pilgrimage which extended to all of ten temples, eight mosques, six gurudwaras, three churches, and a couple of Parsi temples and even the odd Jewish synagogue for Raghav to … Continue reading

FREEDOM IN CHAINS By Neel Anil Panicker Please have some faith, allow me to choose my faith, or, not to follow any faith. I have no problem with Hinduism. After all it is an ism__ a noble way of life indeed. And I like to be known by my deed. But I have every problem … Continue reading