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. For example:
ORIGINAL: To be or not to be; that is the question
CONSONANTS ONLY: T b r n t t b t t s t h q s t n
FINAL PRODUCT: As burnt tibia; it heats the aqueous tone

Mine came out like Middle English, vaguely recognizable as language!


Samo weld mashreams
con coesy sareaas horm
end ovan doith of angostid!

Original sentence:
“Some wild mushrooms can cause serious harm and even death if ingested.”

vowels removed:
S m w ld m shr ms c n c s s r s h rm nd v n d th f ng st d.

Source: Amy Lynch, “Morel of the Story”; Indianapolis Star


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