It's gonna be another day with the sunshine the suns rays shine brightly outside of my window, when my half-opened eyes are finally opened i invision your face and it welcomes me... your lips slightly brush against my
Several years ago, I was invited to write a review surveying the
recent theoretical work on consciousness by authors in several
ﬁelds, ranging from quantum physics and chemistry through
neuroscience and psychology to philosophy and literature. A
swift survey of the good new books lined up on top of my book-
shelf (it numbers 78, today, January 28, 2004, and those are just
the books) persuaded me that I should beg off the job. It has
been a tumultuous decade, so rambunctious that several people
are writing books just about the tumult.
who went to the same school, and was only a year older. Maria had made sure that he was there, by a glance, directly after she had entered, then she never glanced at him again, but she wove him into her dreams along with the sweetness of the midsummer night, and the
1 I was dreaming of cool flesh and sheets the color of fresh blood. The phone shattered the dream, leaving only fragments, a glimpse of midnight blue eyes, hands gliding down my body, his hair flung across my face in a sweet, scented cloud. I woke in my own house, miles from Jean-Claude with the feel of his body clinging to me. I fumbled the phone from the bedside table and mumbled, "Hello." "Anita, is that you?" It was Daniel Zeeman, Richard's baby brother. Daniel was twenty-four and cute as a bug's ear. Baby didn't really cover it. Richard had...
In the traditional folktale of "Sleeping Beauty," the spell cast upon the lovely young princess and everyone in her castle can only be broken by the kiss of a Prince. It is an ancient story, one that originally emerged from and still deeply disturbs the mind's unconscious. Now Anne Rice, writing as A.N. Roquelaure, retells the Beauty story and probes the unspoken implications of this lush, suggestive tale by exploring its undeniable connection to sexual desire. Here the Prince awakens Beauty, not with a kiss, but with sexual initiation....