Alan Aurmont
Apr 6, 2016 · 1 min read

Boule de neige

A boule de neige (snowball aka chaterism) is a kind of constrained writing in which each word or segment of a text is one letter longer (growing snowball) or shorter (melting snowball) than the word or segment preceding it. There are several types of snowballs:

Boule de neige croissante (growing snowball)
Boule de neige fondante (melting snowball)
Boule de neige en losange (diamond snowball)
Boule de neige en sablier (hourglass snowball)

Boule de neige croissante de longueur 17

(Alan Aurmont, 2016)

  1. À
  2. la
  3. mer
  4. rude,
  5. trois
  6. démons
  7. énormes,
  8. toujours
  9. braillant,
  10. sanglotant,
  11. arrachaient,
  12. détruisaient,
  13. carbonisaient
  14. quarante-quatre
  15. gentilhommières
  16. soupçonneusement
  17. disproportionnées.

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