Provoked and Bewildered
got into you today, Marty? You dont sound
like yourself, Pam says. Shes
concerned, exactly why I like her.
The National Security Agency has embed
words not my own into Brocas area which
controls speech in the brains left
hemisphere. Its a sting operation to make
random persons say theyll commit terrorist
when the neuroscientist? Youre talking
paranoia. She, a non-drinker, tosses back a
cup of vodka.
couldve poisoned that drink.
NSAs words, not mine. Pam, the last person
I want dead. NSA plays around with lives, making
Pam think Im psychotic.
try to be someone else. She twists her hair
around her fingers, and her face turns ugly.
What are you up to?
big plans. I cant wait for them to
tell her the plans. I dont know what
theyll make me say next.
eyes are red-rimmed. What kind?
will strap explosives around my body and
Ill detonate the Statue of Liberty.
telling me the truth? Why would the NSA let you
get away with murder?
foment terror, not stop it. In two days, ka-boom.
My real thoughts and words lie unretrievable in
my memory storage.
me this? You know I have to call the FBI.
strangle her to death tears flow like never