Oulipost#18: AMEN

Oulipost #18: HOMOCONSONANTISM. Choose a sentence or short passage from your newspaper to complete a homoconsonantism. In this form, the sequence of consonants in a source text is kept, while all its vowels are replaced. THSLNCSNTRBSRSDFNNGTHYRR


This holy silence lingers,

cresting nightly,

rebounding, soaring, ascending


into hungry mouths of prayer,



Sourced from The Contra Costa Times, Bay Area News Group, April 18, 2014. (‘Tribes’ delivers loud and clear, Karen D’Souza)


About katemccarrollmoore

Kate Moore’s passion is literacy, and she serves as a mentor teacher and staff developer throughout the greater Bay Area. Kate served three terms as the City of San Ramon's Poet Laureate (2012-2018); she also teaches poetry writing workshops for children and adults. Kate holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice from California State University, East Bay, an M.A. in Teacher Leadership from St. Mary’s and a B.A. in English Education from SUNY Albany. She and Bob Moore are the proud parents of four beautiful grown daughters, and the smitten grandparents of six beautiful children who fill them with hope for the future.
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3 Responses to Oulipost#18: AMEN

  1. Robert C. Moore says:

    Very good hope it’s not about me said the self concentric repenting OCD nut who loves u. Pops he’s fat but dieting and a soon to be diarist. Love slim bono

    Sent from my iPhone


  2. margo roby says:

    Whoa! You got something. This is lovely and disturbing in its truth.

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