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/brokendreams/poem/triolet/poem/09/10/2018

BROKEN DREAMS It’s on nights sultry as these that I dream of you when you pop up unannounced riding the moon and I find myself inhaling the redolence of your love   It’s on nights sultry as these that I dream of you when every present reminds me of all that was past  and it’s … Continue reading neelwrites/brokendreams/poem/triolet/poem/09/10/2018

neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

MY CHEMISTRY WITH BIOLOGY By Neel Anil Panicker Teenaged pangs for boys much like birth pangs  for expectant mothers and exam pangs for students are just that__ a well worn out truism that’s as old as the hills. And so it was with me as I stepped into my teens and found myself palpitating, hyperventilating … Continue reading neelwrites/chemistrywithbiology/shortstory/humour/239words/non-fiction/memoirs/24/09/2018

neelwrites/oldgirlfriends/poem/love/17/09/2018

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

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