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An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...is By Steven Sills 1 He assumed that in being exhausted from sporadic fits of sleep and wakeful spans of dull, hypnagogic thoughts matching the inerti... ... sleep and wakeful spans of dull, hypnagogic thoughts matching the inertia of his confinement he would finally become ensconced there, in this train j... ...and time seemed reassuringly cognate. With the memory of that light, white American, Kimberly Debecrois--or something French--pulling away from his gr... ...ully that he began to believe it himself. On canvas, distorting the French-American into an Asian half-breed and a lady of the night, he brought to hi... ...n of such comfort to them as teenagers. Back then, before finding the dead people and each other, each of them had been wandering respectively through... ...re it belongs out of the corners. This was his response to silence. - Why, people ask me are we, I, an archaeological anthropologist and you, a playbo... ...nebrous tomb until all elated sleepers were awakened and summoned to their descents, Nawin decided that he would loiter in this toilet, at least until... ...nd reliving it again boosted his stress. It was as if he were there at the Italian restaurant with Kimberly and his wife. It was as if he were once ag... ...urn to his bunk, cover himself up, and return to sleep. His brain was on a descent from its high, but it seemed to him that even if he were to land gr...

...This is the continuation of Nawin's story. Now a famous prostitute painter suffering a midlife crisis, he abandons supercilious makings of wealth for a train trip ride to Laos where he repudiates and ventures onto something new...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...ter and imitate any object, and should propose to make a public display of his talents and his productions, we shall pay him reverence as a ... ... with woolen fillets; but for ourselves, we shall employ, for the sake of our real good, that more austere and less fascinating poet and le... ...world's biggest dummy. Sang Huin gave his typical defense of "Miguk sarem" ("American") which would bring on a confused and critical look--in this cas... ...rica, and so existing as a Korean only by birth and race definitely made him American in every way but a legal one. Most persons under such a scenario... ...ephone clicked off. Sang Huin felt hurt. He felt a morbid clarity behind how people always left his life. He thought about what he "knew" of this Chin... ...ing only in personal interactions? Was he nothing but the composite of other people's impressions of him? These impressions--these judgments-- could n... ...ty professor's lecture on biology, so the sunlight of this day's slight 2:00 descent vaporized the people he had been witnessing no differently than i... ...ca.' He said, 'Oh, that's too long to wait. I like both of you. You're both Italian sweeties.' So then I invited him in. He kicked off his shoes, ru... ...hours she was in a heavenly abyss greater than having the license to do some Italian stud fishing in the pool of her hotel. She loathed how the chemic...

...This work is about a Korean American teaching in his homeland, feeling lost in Korean culture and that his own life is an outlier to this conservative society. As he lives there, making his living as an English teacher, he writes of Gabriele, a single ...

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Bozo and the Storyteller

By: Matt Jones

...magic happens. Copyright © Tom Glaister 2008 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or tr... ...ical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission of the publisher. First published in Great Britain in 2008 Firecrest Publis... ...s the country, accompanied by the words ‘Do you know this boy?’ Streams of people came forward claiming to be Theo’s father, mother, uncle or best fr... ...ad become a minor celebrity. Letters and f owers poured in every day from people who had read about him or seen him on the latest chat show. Ben- ef ... ...ing on the pavement. ‘Fifth f oor. Apartment 521. It’s yours,’ she said in Italian, before jumping into the taxi. The old woman watched her speed awa... ... Sleeping Celebrity of St Jude’s Hospital, took a dramatic turn today. An Italian woman posing as a doctor inf ltrated the boy’s ward before being a... ...ce in the world, he could think only of water. The f ying carpet began its descent, and soon Bozo and Theo were coast- ing along just a few metres abo... ...emen, this is your captain speaking once more. We have a request from the American authorities for Mr Amir and Prakash Vishal to come to the front o... ... been recovered in New York, the showcase for Freedom, De- mocracy and the American Way. He hoped that voters would remember that when it came to his...

...Reading age 10+ You might not know it but you, everyone you know and the world itself are all but figments in the imagination of a Storyteller on another planet. Each night foolish creatures called Bloons gather around him to listen to the latest crazy antics of Hoomanity. But it seems as though the Story itself has gotten out of control. The Hooman...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ...e I didn‘t know what I was eating, but it was all delicious. No wonder you people don‘t get fat. You can eat for hours and take in so few calories—al... ...lden Dragon they make the finest of Chinese food and do unusual French and Italian dishes. They even make a Texas chili, but it‘s too tame for those ... ...atisfaction as earning another $50,000 a year. —―In our country people tend to work instead of vacationing so they have extra money to add... ...s losing one‘s job. Sex makes us happier, as does enjoying one‘s job. The Americans, who spend much more time working are much higher on the happine... ...ed at home, in your neighborhood or in school is the truth, divine truth. Americans eat with their forks in their right hands, Europeans with the for... ... —―I understand that even in the Pope‘s backyard that 60% of the Italians don‘t go to confession. Is it because they aren‘t sinning like th... ...cience confirms the empirical findings of our multi-million year descent to who we are today. ―As the human genome was studied ...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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