The poem below is in response to the following prompt:
Oulipost #20: Lescurean Permutation [Plain]
Select a newspaper article or passage from a newspaper article as your source text. Switch the first noun with the second noun, the third noun with the fourth noun, and so on until you’ve reached the end of your text.The television
on the successful.
Talk show host mess
and her private of a life.
She is a gorgeous job
with a beautiful outside.
On the woman looking in
she might seem like a
single, black, beautiful life but
that there is an
Mosongo, Josephine. "Being Mary Jane" The Daily Nation. 20 Apr. 2014.
"The series centres on the successful television talk show host Mary Jane Paul and her mess of a private life. She is a gorgeous woman with a great job and a beautiful house. On the outside looking in. she might seem like a single, black, beautiful woman with a great life, but beneath that there is an overly demanding family that never supports her, a producer who will do anything to get ahead a suicidal friend, two good looking suitors who are not really what they seem to be and a ticking biological clock."