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

neelwrites/oneforsorrow/firstlinefriday/shortstarter/FOWC/TTC/350words

ONE FOR SORROW, TWO FOR MIRTH… By Neel Anil Panicker “One for sorrow, two for mirth, three for…” ‘Shh…did you hear that?’, Edward pointed his little index finger towards the bushes. Instantly, two pairs of eyes turned around, and followed his bidding. Pin drop silence followed; all could hear was one’s own breathing, and the … Continue reading neelwrites/oneforsorrow/firstlinefriday/shortstarter/FOWC/TTC/350words

neelwrites/whathappensinclassstaysinclass/CATology/students/fiction/TTC/FOWC/flash/13/10/2018

WHAT HAPPENS IN CLASS STAYS IN CLASS By Neel Anil Panciker Students come in all shapes and sizes and, might I add here, orientations, inclinations, and affiliations. I first saw him in an English Class. Well, spotted would be a better word. It was Day One, Week Three of the mid-season batch, an early morning … Continue reading neelwrites/whathappensinclassstaysinclass/CATology/students/fiction/TTC/FOWC/flash/13/10/2018

neelwrites/#metoocampaign/timetospport/12/10/2018

#METOO__ LET’S SUPPORT_YOU, I, AND WE By Neel Anil Panicker If an alien were to lose his way and skid into Earth today, it would not be wrong for him to conclude that our Earth is full of bad men. Pray, why would he think so? The answer to that is pretty simple. Look around … Continue reading neelwrites/#metoocampaign/timetospport/12/10/2018

neelwrites/bloodonthestreets/sundayphotofiction/200words/08/10/2018

BLOOD ON THE STREETS Photo Credit: John Brand By Neel Anil Panicker The evening had long cast its long shadows on the narrow stretch that wound up the northern periphery leading out of the main arterial road. Unlike the chaos and the maddening hustle and bustle of the mainland this was an oasis of calm … Continue reading neelwrites/bloodonthestreets/sundayphotofiction/200words/08/10/2018

neelwrites/loversknownotno/flash/fiction/shortstory/257words/07/10/2018

LOVERS KNOW NOT ‘NO’ By Neel Anil Panicker “No, it’s not a good idea”. ‘What, taking what is yours, or us, running away from our homes and building a future for ourselves?’ Neelima opened her mouth to say something but caught herself as she eyed a couple of middle aged men approaching the corner. It … Continue reading neelwrites/loversknownotno/flash/fiction/shortstory/257words/07/10/2018

neelwrites/essay/musings/367words/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/06/10/2018

Thursday photo prompt: Faraway #writephoto GO AHEAD, TAKE THAT LEAP  By Neel Anil Panicker Have you stood at the edge staring out into the abyss, your mind a turnstile, your hands and feet quivering with fear, simply unable to make up your mind, a nauseating sense of utter despair and despondency sweeping all over you? Well, … Continue reading neelwrites/essay/musings/367words/ThursdayPhotoPrompt/06/10/2018

neelwrites/shortofguts/SSS/FOWC/love/crime/04/10/2018

FOWC with Fandango — Traffic FOWC with Fandango — Traffic https://girlieontheedge1.wordpress.com/2018/10/03/its-six-sentence-story-thursday-link-up-23/ SHORT OF GUTS By Neel Anil Panicker Dipika looked at the man, at the gun that he held and that which was pointed at her temple, and then slowly closing her eyes, waited for the inevitable, her mind a traffic blur. One, two, three…soon it would … Continue reading neelwrites/shortofguts/SSS/FOWC/love/crime/04/10/2018

neelwrites/lovehurts/poem/triolet/27/09/2018

…OF LOVING AND LOSING By Neel Anil Panicker On long drawn solitary wintry nights such as these my heart fights a losing battle with loneliness. Her scattered memories batter my scarred mindscape.  On long drawn solitary wintry nights such as these I wish she were here and holding my hands I wish I were there … Continue reading neelwrites/lovehurts/poem/triolet/27/09/2018

neelwrites/heyccup,what’sup?/friayfictioneers/flash/shortstory/100words

HEY CUP, WHAT’S UP? PHOTO PROMPT © Priorhouse By Neel Anil Panicker The cups, they wink at me; I wink back, conspiratorially. They’re all empty; but, within the hour they would all fill up. Tonight it’s their fate to be emptied and then refilled, and then emptied and refilled__again and again. Shortly, they would converge, the … Continue reading neelwrites/heyccup,what’sup?/friayfictioneers/flash/shortstory/100words