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Friday, March 7, 2014

It's a matter of nuance

He so fine.
One word came to mind today and seemed to beg a question: What does it mean? A certain tone of voice came to mind, too, but that's harder to communicate.
Feeling in a found poetry frame of mind, we depended on our Dictionary.com app for the first part of the poem and it segues to UrbanDictionary.com about two-thirds of the way through.
Because the Urban Dictionary voice is definitely the one we heard saying this word in our heads.

Fine.

“Fine,”
she said.
“of superior or best quality,
of high or highest grade."
“Fine,”
she said.
“choice, excellent,
or admirable: a fine painting.”
“Fine,”
she said.
“keen or sharp,
as is a tool: a knife.”
“Fine,”
she said.
“free from impurities
or containing a large amount
of pure metal.”
“Fine,”
she said,
“characterized by or affecting
refinement or elegance:
a fine lady”
“Fine,”
she said,
“highly skilled
or accomplished.”
“Fine,”
she said.
‘“very small”
“Fine,”
she said;
“sexy beautiful
attractive gorgeous
she so fine.”
“Fine,”
she said.
not fine.”
“Fine,”
she said,
“Go fuck yourself.”.
Fine.”


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