neelwrites/kaleidoscope/ThreeLineTales/flash/shortstory/164words/26/07/2018

KALEIDOSCOPE    (Two Minute Read) By Neel Anil Panicker Her gaze fell downwards as each of the colours, every single one of them spread-eagled on the black tarmac floor glistened and turned iridescent with each flutter of the sun’s rays, its shine reflecting off the diamond shaped glass pebbles embedded onto the chic Italian marbles. To … Continue reading neelwrites/kaleidoscope/ThreeLineTales/flash/shortstory/164words/26/07/2018

neelwrites/ThreeLineTales/sweptoverbynostalgia/flashfiction/152words/02/07/2018

SWEPT OVER BY NOSTALGIA By Neel Anil Panicker Maria craned her neck out from her cabin window and her eyes fell on the distant horizon as ten feet below her the amber dusk reflected its sombre darkness on the limpid waters; the silhouette of the ship’s massive hull cutting through the eddying waters of the … Continue reading neelwrites/ThreeLineTales/sweptoverbynostalgia/flashfiction/152words/02/07/2018

neelwrites/hobson’schoice/ThreeLineTales/flashfiction/shortstory/13/06/2018

A DILLEMA By Neel Anil Panicker There are two doors in front of me; one red and the blue; and both beckon me, equally__staring invitingly at me, attempting all  within  their powers, cajoling, coaxing, attracting, luring, even threatening me, using all manner of bait to get me to somehow bite the bullet. I for one, … Continue reading neelwrites/hobson’schoice/ThreeLineTales/flashfiction/shortstory/13/06/2018

neelwrites/anaerialattack/ThreeLineTales/flash/fiction/shortstory/07/06/2018

AN AERIAL ATTACK By Neel Anil Panicker His feet firmly implanted to the edge, the brand new off grey canvas shoes pointing inwards towards the mouth of a an ill formed puddle full to the brim with last night’s inexplicable deluge, Wendell___his ill famous heavily lined visage heavily covered under the forbidding shade of a … Continue reading neelwrites/anaerialattack/ThreeLineTales/flash/fiction/shortstory/07/06/2018

neelwrites/settosail/ThreeLineTales/flashfiction/shortstory/05/06/2018

SET TO SAIL By Neel Anil Panicker Crouched on the wooden planks of the single seater canoe, its top helpfully covered in blue plastic sheets, Richard squinted his eyes and peered out into the dark, his sleep deprived eyes scanning the imposing heights that rose and enveloped the narrow stream from all sides; at the … Continue reading neelwrites/settosail/ThreeLineTales/flashfiction/shortstory/05/06/2018

neelwwrites/yesmeansyes/threelinetales/shortstory/fiction/156words/24/05/2018

YES MEANS YES By Neel Anil Panicker There was a time in Esther’s life when everything was a neat binary; all that life threw at her, be it in terms of myriad problems that needed to be tackled, choices to be made, relationships to hold onto or dump, or even everyday issues as hackneyed as … Continue reading neelwwrites/yesmeansyes/threelinetales/shortstory/fiction/156words/24/05/2018

neelwrites/dancinginthedark/ThreeLineTales/fiction/flash/17/05/2018

DANCING IN THE DARK (ONE MINUTE READ) By Neel Anil Panicker The child in her was still born; never did she knew the everyday unalloyed pleasures of frolicking with her seven siblings and their gang of neighbourhood kiddies, not for her the squeals and the laughter; the serpentine anxieties and the meaningless worries; the ubiquitous … Continue reading neelwrites/dancinginthedark/ThreeLineTales/fiction/flash/17/05/2018

neelwrites/colourblind/ThreeLineTales/fiction/flashfiction/142words/10/09/2018

COLOUR BLIND By Neel Anil Panicker Come weekends and the beach was the go to place for the two as little Stella loved them, those stacks of coloured ball-sized stones, one on top of the other, that rose into the azure blue skies. Making himself comfortable on the sands, her father Tom would keep an … Continue reading neelwrites/colourblind/ThreeLineTales/fiction/flashfiction/142words/10/09/2018

neelwrites/onlineblues/ThreeLineTales/flash/fiction/instashorts/bluewhale/04/05/2018

FISHING IN TROUBLED WATERS By Neel Anil Panicker Mr Principal Sir, I know that my daughter has been not been behaving well of late, and as you have informed, that she has been bunking her classes for the past one month, and also that of late she keeps to herself and that she seems slightly … Continue reading neelwrites/onlineblues/ThreeLineTales/flash/fiction/instashorts/bluewhale/04/05/2018

neelwrites/highstakes/ThreeLineTales/fiction/flash/shortstory/28/04/2018

HIGH STAKES By Neel Anil Panicker Cyrus Beene lifted his hands off the steering wheel and picking up the phone that rested on the seat beside him read the message that came alive on the phone screen in big, black letters, “IT’S DONE. HE’S SHOT…THREE BULLETS”. A spasmodic wave of sheer delight ran through his … Continue reading neelwrites/highstakes/ThreeLineTales/fiction/flash/shortstory/28/04/2018