Tricia Thibodeaux Baar
"I am a pilot in the
Australian army. You should be a model."
Adamant: noun. very hard crystalline carbon…
In the bar nearly everything is fiction. Even the bartenders have
Hardly anyone overtly understands this; it’s the enchanted cottage
meets looking for mr. goodbar.
Richard Gere walks in. No, make
that Hugh Jackman, whatever. Huge…act.
Man. Even comic books have a basis in reality. Superman, the Nazi
threat, the other. Wolverine, Adamantium claws--
(adamantine clause): the Greek word adamas means diamond. The stone
is not referred to, but corundum or some kind of hard steel.
Anyway, I’m in town on business. In and out,
really. I’d love to take you out for dinner.
Buy you the town.
Adamant: adjective. Not capable of being
swayed or diverted from a course; unsusceptible to persuasion. “No,
I don’t think so. I really can’t. A movie? Sorry, no…
Has anyone ever told me…what? Kim Basinger? No…” (blushing)… “Really…”
Wonder Woman (feminista) had a dark
side, in her day. Interesting,
that her creator also designed
It is an emblem of
in resisting adversaries of the truth, and of hard-heartedness against
In the ladies’ bathroom on any given weekend night
business cards, cocktail napkins, tiny folded slips of paper bear their
names and numbers to the piss-soaked ground. The ink from a lucky few
has bled onto
the skin of its intendeds, where they will scrub a raw spot trying to
In OE., from
confusion with L. adamare to love, be attached to, the word meant also
magnet. See Diamond.
Snow Meditation 4
By Nancy Dunaway