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Corpus of a Siam Mosquito

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...aver Chapter 1 They, with their driver, went down Ramkhamhaeng Road singularly in the scope of their though... ...nually shot this thought through his neurological circuitry until the taxi driver spoke, parting his thoughts like Moses and the Red Sea or Buddha sab... ...he monarch, Ramkhamhaeng, that was the source of the road's name. The taxi driver was near-sighted so to him, as most things at a distance, the realit... ...istic moans. "What airline will you be flying out of?" asked the taxi driver. Following patriarchal social etiquette he was addressing the man in... .... It was filled with womanity. She turned up the volume on her tape recorder and repeated, "Excusez-moi; au revoir; oui; toilletes; papier... ... "Was that the main reason for coming to your apartment: for the tape recorder?" he asked. She turned off the machine without the le... ...rite blouse, jeans, a necklace-see, isn't it beautiful--lots of things. A tape recorder is rather important, I think. You don't want me to be unable ... ...d as he had guessed a minute earlier from the fact that the speaker on the tape sounded Thai. It was the blind leading the blind, he thought. "... ...mplaining that she hadn't sealed up the envelopes of the tests with enough tape or another odd irrelevant idea because she hadn't been as orthodox as ...

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Class Heroes: A Class Apart

By: Stephen Henning

...opped at the traffic lights, and tried to shut out the noise. He’d been a coach driver for 23 years and on most days he loved his job. Brian was dr... ...started yesterday. Brian opened his eyes to see the lights were green, as three drivers behind him started leaning on their horns. He inched the co... .... What was she playing at, the stupid little fool? She could kill herself. The driver of the car behind bibbed his horn again. Brian Hacker looked... ... roof looked down at the coach. She could see the disbelieving expression on the driver’s face. She considered giving him a little wave. She was enj... ...in the CCTV control room studying the endless hours of footage from the hospital tapes. His eyes felt like they were burned to a crisp. He had been ... ...ht that would mean going back to bed. But no, the guv’ wanted him to review the tapes of every other floor. She also wanted him to interview the 9... ...C Bowser got out his phone and rang DI Stannard. No answer. He kept watching the tape. He watched as several other patients, all in bandages, all ap... ...y children, assembled around the dead cleaner’s body. He was so engrossed in the tape that he failed to notice Nurse Sandrich holding her head in he... ...ck. Another officer came running. Nelson addressed him. “Molesey. Get this area taped off will you. Better let the Chief know.” Nelson turned to ...

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Words to Wright By

By: Robin Bayne

...verses with other writers. Many writers keep a favorite quote or Bible verse taped to their computer monitors, or as part of their e-mail signature or... ...njoy the collection, see how many of them also speak to you. Make a copy and tape one to your own monitor, or even better, be inspired to find your ow... ...st. Although his quest was quite different from that of today’s writers, the drive for excellence is comparable. It simply means chipping away life’s ... ... one’s favorite TV show. And yet, paradoxically, it is often television that drives me back into the fray. Who has not been insulted into action? Who ... ...t understand it. I had mimicked her stance to perfection. My mother-in-law’s drives rarely missed the fairway. I reasoned 43 that if I did everything... ...ub capability. With diligence and adaptability, I began to see more and more drives land in the fairway. As writers, we are driving a message toward t... ...he words of the wise are like goads, and the words of scholars are like well-driven nails, given by one Shepherd. And further , my son, be admonished ...

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In the Outback with Jasmine Banks

By: Ronit Baras

...uld happen,” she said coolly. “And what would you do that day?” “I would drive to Fraser Island and lie with my entire body on the floury, white san... ...ick them up at the end. It’s a drinking party and I’d rather they didn’t drive, so I’m waiting for them to call,” he pointed to his mobile phone. ... ...n activities. The plane landed in a wide, dusty paddock and a four-wheel-drive was waiting there to pick her up. “Jay Banks,” a young man, about 1... ...erine, Michael and 11-year-old Liam to a hidden water source a few hours’ drive away. Liam thoroughly enjoyed her digital camera and took hundreds ... ...ted the things she had said to him over and over again. He went over the tapes in his head and tried to find out what he hadn’t been able to see wh... ...nderstanding Janet was. Her source said Jay's car had been parked in his driveway all night. “You need to live as if you have nothing to hide. Yo...

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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

...d in. A petite brunette quickly approached Stone and led him out of camera range. “Stop tape,” Brand said. “Back up. Who’s the young lady?” “Anni... ... Annie Jackson applying makeup to his face. In seconds, she wheeled her cart away. “Stop tape,” Brand shouted. “I didn’t see what Stone did with the... ...ing sure that Stone was centered in the frame.” Brand accepted the answer for now. “Roll tape.” Immediately, Jane Simmons entered the picture. “St... ...e sipped from a glass of water, after which Simmons moved it out of camera range. “Stop tape,” Brand asked again. “Run it again in slow motion.” ... ... the screen. They watched the same scene unfold as they did a dozen times before. “Stop tape,” Brand shouted. “Take it from where Stone starts to s... ... It was time to visit the illustrious Mrs. Stone. Brand parked his BMW in the circular drive in front of the massive Georgian mansion with its co... ...ed. Susan Stone licked her fingers sensually, and said, “I’m ready, when you are.” The drive to Terrazzo’s was mostly quiet, except for a brief di... ...e safe house, and drove the car into an underground garage. An attendant directed them to drive to an elevator. When the door opened, Brand drove th... ...need your car, just push the garage button three times, and it will take you to your car. Drive the car to the elevator and it will open automatical...

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An American Papyrus

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...t the train tracks; Stumble his car over their ribs; Swerve closely to the drive At a slower pace, and hope That where men dodge the bumping Of thei... ...own depleted life-- The breath of her mouth my only nourishment. Masking tape From hurricane threats Remains at the edges of windowpanes; Palm trees...

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I'Ll Do Anything

By: Chrystal Kincaid

...mall town, southern mindset, Hardin was homemade peach ice cream and ticker tape parades on every bank holiday, four lane intersections and an ATM on... ...ctance she really didn’t feel, Julia reached through the open window of the driver’s side and pulled the lever under the dash. While Cade poked unde... ...he slammed his own door shut. Cade gunned the engine and took off down the driveway, kicking up gravel behind him. After a full minute, Julia was... ...rsation moving. His hair was windblown and mussed and her fingers itched to drive through it. “I was scouted pretty heavily my first year at colle... ...lly, really mattered to her how he answered. He pulled the truck into her driveway and Julia gathered her things, juggling them while she opened t... ...he little black-framed glasses perched on the end of her nose and one slim, tapered finger absently tugged at a stray, glossy black curl. He was pl... ...us game, one he didn’t know how to escape gracefully. As he pulled into the driveway at his parents’ house, Cade pushed everything out of his and br... ... ran his hand through his immaculate hair. The two white strips of medical tape across his nose wrinkled as he clenched his eyes shut. “What are th...

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My Dear Sister-in-law

By: Manohar Asija

...owever, our estimation of others remains perched on the foundation, inscribed with the unequivocal declaration `you aren’t like me`. This very notion drives us to believe, comprehend respond to or even react, in a peculiar fashion, while making a move towards other person’s statements. Her curiosity to know the contents of the printed matter impelled her to open the envel...

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Data Recovery E-Book

By: EaseUS

... 17. How to recover data in other storage devices (eg: floppy disk, flash drive, removable disk etc)?.................................................. ...rotects HD from losing data when there is some problems on the HD. SMART drive can reduce the risk of data loss, it alarms to predict and remind th... ... system spanning disk arrays and automated libraries of optical disks and tapes. The project will extend the interleaved storage techniques so succe... ...ndant Array of Independent Disks) is to combine multiple inexpensive disk drives into an array of disk drives to obtain performance, capacity and rel... ...performance, capacity and reliability that exceeds that of a single large drive. The array of drives appears to the host computer as a single logica... ...ive. The array of drives appears to the host computer as a single logical drive. The Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) of the array is equal to the MT... ...orage "utility", which may comprise many storage devices, including disk, tape, and optical storage. And, the storage utility may be located far fro...

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Data Recovery E-Book

By: EaseUS

... 17. How to recover data in other storage devices (eg: floppy disk, flash drive, removable disk etc)?.................................................. ...rotects HD from losing data when there is some problems on the HD. SMART drive can reduce the risk of data loss, it alarms to predict and remind th... ... system spanning disk arrays and automated libraries of optical disks and tapes. The project will extend the interleaved storage techniques so succe... ...ndant Array of Independent Disks) is to combine multiple inexpensive disk drives into an array of disk drives to obtain performance, capacity and rel... ...performance, capacity and reliability that exceeds that of a single large drive. The array of drives appears to the host computer as a single logica... ...ive. The array of drives appears to the host computer as a single logical drive. The Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) of the array is equal to the MT... ...orage "utility", which may comprise many storage devices, including disk, tape, and optical storage. And, the storage utility may be located far fro...

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The Silver Lining: Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...hopathy" and "sociopathy"): an overwhelming dysphoria and an even more overweening drive to assuage this angst by belonging. The psychopath is an u... ...riminated against and dealt a poor hand in the great poker game called life. He is driven obsessively to right these perceived wrongs and feels ent... ...spenseful, taut yarn. Ripley himself lacks an identity. He is a binary automaton driven by a set of two instructions - become someone and overcom... ...hen embarrassed or endangered. He is a caricature of the American dream: ambitious, driven, winsome, well versed in the mantras of the bourgeoisie. ... ...etween his responsibility to the show, its creators and its viewers and his natural drive to get back at his tormentors. The source of the dilemma (... ...print for a computing device with one "ideal" exception: its unbounded memory (the tape is infinite). Despite its hardware appearance (a read/write... ...). Despite its hardware appearance (a read/write head which scans a two-dimensional tape inscribed with ones and zeroes, etc.) – it is really a sof...

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The Suffering of Being Kafka

By: Sam Vaknin

...epping carefully on a pebbled path in its midst. Then, sighing but never stooping, he would drive his green trolley – a tall and stout and handsome... ... my method? He snorts. "It puts me to sleep, your martingale" – he grunts – "Its slowness drives me to distraction. I came here to enjoy myself, no... ...urnal queue. Eli sprawls across the upholstered back seat for a quick shut-eye. I give the driver the name of our hotel at the heart of Madrid and ... ...e road unwinds, they restlessly realign their bodies, attuned to seats and neighbours. Our driver deftly skirts the terminal's piers and ramps. Betw... ...– exhorts a representative of the law – be on alert, examine suspect objects, call on your driver if in doubt. Pay heed to dubious characters and o... ... AM. Five minutes prior to his death, he made use of a stained rotary dial phone, its duct-taped parts precariously clinging to each other. His spe... ...ron juts, stabbing four walls coarsely mortared by the inmates. Pipes conjoined with mouldy tape drip onto the twin contraptions – the malignantly o... ...y skin. Frozen light sculptures where wrinkles dwell. Embroidered shades, in thick-maned tapestry. Your lips depart in scarlet, flesh to witheri...

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The Natural State, In the Words of U.G. Krishnamurti

By: U.G. Krishnamurti, Edited by Peter Maverick

...'s needed, for instance when you ask questions, or when I have to fix the tape-recorder or something like that. My memory is in the background and o... ...houghts. It is not possible for you to watch every step you take, it will drive you crazy. You can't walk. That's not what is meant by this idea that... ...at is why there is this restlessness. You become restless because of this drive in you which is put in there by the society or culture that makes yo... ...o suppress the past, trying to live in what you call the present, you will drive yourself crazy. You are trying to control something over which you h... ... part or on the part of thought to maintain continuity is the demand that drives us to experience the same thing over and over and over again. And t... ...cause that is the way you can control people. Sex is the most powerful drive. After all, the sex glands have to function. We cannot accept the fa...

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How You Touched Me, You Will Never Know

By: M'Tisunge Michael Phoya

...tered the scene a good ten minutes later, after sending one of the villagers to the police, which is some 6 KM away. Still, the driver was busy talk... ...iders that one leg still unrequited. Time will tell. 53 15. Dying in time The sleek and expensive four-wheel drive screeched to a... ... “Which is?” 64 “An oxymoron.” “Very funny.” “I know. I’m funny. But seriously, I never knew I had such passion. Such drive. Such lust.” ... ...barks at the bartender who, in turn, looks at me. I nod. She fumbles behind the counter for what I presume to be a kwasa kwasa tape. I gulp down my...

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The Curse of Kali

By: Audrey Blankenhagen

... opened to them by red-coated British sentries and they proceeded up a long, semi-circular gravel drive bordered by rhododendrons, oleanders, hibisc... ...his horse. Helen walked out on the verandah to watch the horse and rider disappear down the long drive, and wondered at her sudden feeling of loss. ... ...ed garden. THE CURSE OF KALI 53 Suddenly she heard the clatter of horses’ hooves on the gravel drive. As the riders came nearer, she realised tha... ...all too evident in this vast rectangular room - marble floors covered with Persian carpets, rich tapestries adorning the walls and crystal oil lamps... ...en throne. Mohammed Hassan Khan was a corpulent man, dressed in a jewel-encrusted, gold tunic and tapered gold pantaloons. He wore a gold pugree in ... ...propelled firmly by the Countess in the direction of John MacGregor, who was examining one of the tapestries at the far corner of the hall. The gia... ...en he brought his mouth down onto hers in a lingering kiss, which he ended, reluctantly, when the driver of their carriage was challenged by the sen... ... by the fierce Rohilla guards. To Helen, however, the most treasured wedding gift was a beautiful tapestry, worked by Rosita, depicting her favourit... ...remorse when he shot his first tiger. Everyone was waiting in the camp to see the dreaded quarry. Tape measures were produced to measure the length ...

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Secret of the Sands

By: Aren, Rai and E., Tavius

...ace on a small platform, which had been erected beside the fountain. Behind the platform, tapestries were draped with the Royal Family crest, a stan... ...eared in front of the stage with the lion Amsara, who had been waiting behind the draped tapestries with another keeper to make his appearance. The... ...nly preyed on his growing sense of self-doubt. At the far end of the courtyard several ox-driven wagons had pulled up and the coverings were taken o... ...ather was taken from her and her mom in a devastating car accident, the result of a drunk driver who stupidly chose to get behind the wheel late one... ...tly for the lion’s safe return. yyyyy The lion raced determinedly towards the river, driven by instinct and a single purpose, instilled at birt... ...hing was elegant, and evidence of great wealth was every- where around them – paintings of tapestries, linens, chests, sculptures, vases. “This was o... ...“Alex, why don’t you go back and shine the light through the crystal again. I’ll use some tape to mark the outline of the image.” “Good idea,” she a... ... “Perfect, hold it there while I trace the head,” Mitch said as he traced the image with tape. Once he finished, Alex joined him. She ran her finge... ...t is why they were granted those permits Abner. They deserved them. They are hardworking, driven, resourceful and passionate. Those are exactly the ...

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New Life Incognita

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

...something that happened to other people—like AIDS, vehicular manslaughter, drive-by shootings and serial killers. An aneurysm was something that happe... ...houghts. "He's only going to bring you down, Dagny. That is, if he doesn't drive you away again, hon—" "Now wait a minute, Curtis. You want to talk ab... ...fluenced household was the musical collection. There were rows and rows of tapes and CDs outlining a rather soulful, R&B taste in music. Earth, Wind a... ...wolf down a steak- and-potato dinner with all the trimmings like a big rig driver. It had always been one of the things he'd found odd and appealing a... ... Kelly's elbows, opened the passenger door. Kelly hesitated. "Just a short drive around the block, then I'll take you wherever you want to go." "Edge.... ...ide had been so relaxing and smooth and peaceful. Edge had had a nice jazz tape playing in the deck, classic Will Downing—right up Kelly's alley. The ... .... New Life Incognita by Gracie C. McKeever 120 Kelly grabbed a few of the tapes with the "wedding" markings on their spine and carried them to the li... ...e living room. He stacked three of them on the coffee table and popped the tape marked "#2: The Reception" into the VCR. It was rewound all the way to... ...t sickening-sweet waves. Kelly punched the remote, stopped and ejected the tape. He pulled the video from the VCR slot, stared at the spine for a long...

...A young black man is shot down in the streets in a drive-by. But a mistake has been made. Kelly shouldn't have died. So he's returned to Earth?in the body of a young comatose white woman married to a hot looking Latino narc cop. Can Kelly resolve the questions surrounding his...

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Narcissism Book of Quotes

By: Sam Vaknin

...f things, friends and family included. This, the N cannot take at all, and will try to drive in that wedge, in order to get ALL attention for himsel... ...him that a person who causes an accident should be left on the highway to die and just drive on by. What a polished piece of work! I swear I met th... ... angry, I get my strength from anger. The angrier I get, the stronger I get. Here I was driven into mind-numbing terror, pain, confusion. The anger ... ...nial, or rage phases. They remain 'stuck', frozen in time, constantly replaying mental tapes of the interactions they had with the narcissists. What... ...f the interactions they had with the narcissists. What they don't realise is that these tapes are 'foreign objects' implanted by the narcissist in t... ...surely he is in control of his own relationships. To be in control – this unconquerable drive – is the direct result of being deserted, neglected, a... ...t he often desired, what he constantly feared of. Using the same compelling methods, he drives his mates, spouse, partners, colleagues, children, or... ...argesse and big-heartedness. You are nothing more than that – the human equivalents of tape recorders. The sole justification for your existence is...

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The Emerald Dagger

By: Barbara M. Hodges

...lished in the United States of America Tigress Press, LLC 2509 Morning Glory Drive Columbia, MO 65202 www.tigresspress.com ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS For my mo... ...d walls, and woven rugs of scarlet, gold, and black covered the stone floor. Tapestries of ancient fairie kings and queens draped the walls. Tables, c... ...tly where the rift would open. For seven years, no matter the weather, she’d driven monthly to the area and, sitting cross-legged on the ground, she’d... ...nine-thirty. What’s her name?” “Elaine something or other,” she said. “I can drive myself. It’s better this way. I hate airport good-byes.” She stood ... ...Rourk and his family a gift. Would it seem pushy? She’d finally decided on a tapestry of the San Francisco skyline at night. It would look beautiful o... ...e for her, but thank God he had. Her lips thinned in exasperation. The drunk driver had stolen three of her days. Three whole days. And she’d lose the... ...ing you or the babe yet again.” She turned her back to him and stared at the tapestry on the far wall. The weavers had finished it only yester- day. I... ...her gaze over the room. It was nice enough, all the stone walls covered with tapestries of forest scenes. The one with the unicorns bathing in the str... ...ed, and she reached for something to hold her upright. Her fingers grasped a tapestry, and it ripped from the wall as she dropped to her knees. The sh...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...s innocence ran by like a shell-shocked soldier; circumventing normal sexual drive by being gay would not free him to an innocence that was forlorn. ... ...e do you live? How many people are in your family?' They can't interact with tape recorders. Can't you do that?" Sang Huin ignored him. "Don't you hav... ...iving southwest through America's heartland to the destination of Mexico but driven insatiably to an isolated state as if the car could take her strai... ...d like when a bad tune by its prevalence repeats itself over and over in the tape recorder of the psyche and the repetition feels like drudgery. It ma... ...mnika?" and then probed his mind. "Odie ka?," (where you go?) asked the taxi driver sharply. The word, "kang," meant river and "mul" meant water. What... ... factor. It was the impulsiveness of one lacking social skills who suddenly drives up to a school playground to form intimacies, discards the body in... ... the least he could do. Hadn't there been a time when he and his sister were driven to the home of their Grandma Vera and rather than connecting to he... ...t want to be there contributing to any bit of it: writing documentation, red tape, bureaucracy of this and that sucking up my ideas." "You are one he... ...-the girl doing the most sensuous dance and then her brother turning off the tape recorder and collecting the Rupiah after the dance. In all, the chi...

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