You’ll want a dictionary for this one! Select a passage from one of your newspaper articles. Replace each noun in the passage with the seventh noun following it in the dictionary. A hard-copy dictionary will make the exercise more varied and fun; however, you can also use the online N+7 generator to create your text.
The article I chose was about nesting ravens. I thought..hmmph...this is odd...here we go. I am not free with the constraints because my poetry boots are still just getting wet.
The latest realm showboat set phrase in Greater Boston rocker
Is not about single parents with drinking proceedings.
Women’s lib with boyfriend proceedings, or
Southeaster family names with environs proceedings
Its foetus is a hard-working young coup stick with a
Cozy net asset value and planets
To start a family name
Over the past three-mile limit, though, ravines
Have become populous
Across North Carolina and expanded
Their net assets into
Increasingly urban disunion,
Fox, Jeremy C. "Keeping up with the ravens." The Boston Globe. 7 Apr 2014, B1-B3.