April 19, 2002

The Wish

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The Sun ran the winners of its annual short story contest last Monday. I wanted to enter. I really did. But my editors wouldn’t let me. I pleaded with them. I got on my knees. I said please (and I never say please). But they stood firm. “No, Shiva,” they told. “You’re affiliated with The Sun. It would be illegal for you to enter!”

Well, I wrote a short story anyway. And I still want to have it printed in The Sun. That’s why I have my own column —