Monday, April 28, 2014
OULIPOST #28: MELTING SNOWBALL
A text in which each word has one letter less than the preceding one, and the last word only one letter. From your newspaper, select a starting word, and then continue adding words of decreasing length from the same source article or passage. Challenge yourself further by only using words in order as you encounter them in the text.
I wanted to get creative with this. I thought of real snowball and how it takes a bit for it to start to melt. So the title is 11 letters and then the next 2 lines are 10 and the next to are 9 and then it really starts to melt. I also tried to abide by the rules and with using the word in the order that I found them. I think I did a pretty good with that part.
Also, it melts...
Borchers, Callum. Nanomedicine could improve surgical implants. The Boston Globe. 28 April 2014. Web.
Several other articles from the homepage of The Boston Globe. 28 April 2014. Web.