TAKE OFF   By Neel Anil Panicker   The azure clouds, the ever changing carpet of kaleidoscopic hues, the endless span of blue heavens: all this and more is my abode. Here the days and nights are one. I decide the time. I and I alone decide what to do, when or not to sleep, … Continue reading neelwrites/takeoff/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/flash/shortstory/fiction/334words/08/06/2018


ETERNAL PEACE IN NATURE’S ARMS By Neel Anil Panicker Of late, especially, and more so, since Sushma’s sudden death, the daily climb up the forested slope was proving to be quite tedious. It wasn’t as if he had suddenly turned infirm or that his body had refused to obey the dictates of the mind. On … Continue reading neelwrites/eternalpeaceinNature’sarms/fiction/shortstory/09/10/2017


A JUNGLE STORY Thursday photo prompt – Green #writephoto #writephoto Thursday photo prompt – Green #writephoto   By Neel Anil Panicker Inspector Iqbal Khan was in a bad mood. He had never been inside a jungle. The closest he had come to a wooded experience was when as a kid he and his cousins had scaled the … Continue reading neelwrites/writephoto/thursdayphotoprompt/hole/12/05/2017/


BONFIRE OF MADNESS By Neel Anil Panicker The last thing that one would ever want to hear at my age and especially so if it is the middle of December when the weather is a damp cold and the fickle bones on your body refuse to persist with their persistent rattling and all one can … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/thursdaywritephoto/prompt/08/01/2017


Thursday photo prompt – Anomaly #writephoto ANOMALY By Neel Anil Panicker An eerie silence enveloped the icy darkness. Missing too was the shrill bark of the street dogs disaffected by the hiss of a passing vehicle or a rustle in the trees; or even the uneven coughing of   the vagabond shifting and shuffling his legs under … Continue reading neelwrites/fiction/shortstory/anomaly/#writephoto/04/11/2016