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The Shortform

I Wish I Was A Sailor

We often wish without thinking of our capacities and limitations

I was little and knew little, yet saw more than I could grasp. My own elder brother was enrolled in the Indian Army, and our two cousins had joined the Air Force. I had this mistaken desire to join the Navy. The firm criteria was physical fitness, and I, having been paralyzed in my infancy, had not recovered. I was…

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Diepak Paul

Life gave me much. I published first novel 2011. I am rewriting after my disability due to accident, and stroke. Starting to write here to heal, and be healed.