Oulipost #10: Snowball

I

 so

  toy

   with

    words,

     shaped

      figures,

       animated

        potential

         spacecraft,

          world-class

           storytelling,

            architectural

           presentation.

          considering

         boundaries

        something

       rejected.

      stretch

     higher

    magic

   from

  you

 to

I.

 
 
 
Source:
Harris, Melissa. “A George Lucas museum in Chicago? Emanuel keen on project as San Francisco plan stalls”. Chicago Tribune. 10 April 2014: 1.

The prompt:
This procedure requires the first word of a text to have only one letter, the second two, the third three, and so on as far as resourcefulness and inspiration allow. The first word of a snowball is normally a vowel: in English, a I or O.

From your newspaper, select a starting vowel and then continue adding words of increasing length from the same source article or passage. Challenge yourself further by only using words in order as you encounter them in the text.

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