Thursday, December 17, 2020

The Beethoven Variations (describing capital) * - by Nicholas Komodore



 Threshold 

becomes shelter sold, expounded

boundless

becomes ground-stress, scurried

easeful

becomes lease-tool, coughed

outline(r)

becomes about-mine(r), rumbled

goodnight

becomes should-might, contaminated

all-powerful

becomes troll-shower-fool, cramped

holiday

becomes holo-pay, recharged

workman

becomes clock-plan, bleated

far-flung

becomes subpar lung, undergone

brokenhearted

becomes tech-bro-can-harm-med, conveyed

unicorn

becomes commie-porn, varnished

delight

becomes deal-plight, nourished

pandemic panic

becomes dumb-epic static, danced

recollection

becomes reek-coal-action, wavered

landscape

becomes brand-cape, unheeded

bedside

becomes bled-tide, quenched

downcast

becomes pawn-trust, resolved

despair

becomes less-dare, rendered

fortune

becomes afford-tune, re-shingled

farewell

becomes pair-sell, inhibited

evermore

becomes clever-bore, permeated

bittersweet

becomes litter-feet, steeped

solitude

becomes soul-etude, spackled

raindrops

become pain-crops, pickled

sometimes

become gum-primes, halted

uniform

becomes funny-norm, bridled

logistics

becomes logic shticks, smeared

suicide

becomes sue-a-side (sewers-aid), filtered

footsteps

become loot-steppes, resonated

unwelcomed

becomes sun-well-cloned, meandered

re-futurists

become refute-chew wrists, laminated

shamefaced

becomes fame-laced, defrocked

chariot

becomes cha-cha-riot, inculcated

beech-tree

becomes leech-fee, chattered

loathsome

becomes clothes-gone, scraped

forsaken

becomes lore-shaken, snarled

sweat-stained

becomes sect-stay-in, forbidden

infant

becomes seen-plant, kneeled

jet-black

becomes net-fuck, averted

wonder-struck

becomes yonder-frack, clutched

unmarked

becomes run-barked, hung

Kermit the frog

becomes Hermit the demagogue, furnished

coup d'etat 

becomes cooed data, ratified

inconsolable

becomes sin-consumable, debated

know-nothing

becomes no-now-within, carbonated

priceless

becomes dice-guess, calibrated

comfort

becomes comb fort, coached

yesterday

becomes yes turd AI, tremulated

spellbound

becomes cell-hound, irrigated

lamplight

becomes dump-freight, infested

birthplace

becomes mirth-trace, traumatized

love-struck

becomes loaves suck, redacted

stimulus check

becomes steam-mule us(-ass) cheek, eaten

universal

becomes tyranny-special, fertilized

sacrifice

becomes cry-suffice, unwaged

housewives

become Faust-hives, glistened

village

becomes vile-sage, giggled

melancholy

becomes melli-holy, squandered

everlasting

becomes lever-rusting, whispered

fearsome

becomes King-Lear-scum, untraced

bottomless

becomes glut-mess, insinuated

discoveries

become frisk-ovaries, admonished

unblemished

becomes gun-phlegm-pissed, learnt

unimportant

becomes many-dormant, hovered

dwelling place

becomes wielding case, embarrassed

trouble-free

becomes humble-decree, gestured

western

becomes we-cistern, trundled

orphan

becomes shore-done, infused

sunshine

becomes shun-fine, screamed

eastern

becomes fist-stern, accumulated

signpost

becomes resign-ghost, expired

unisex

becomes felony-index, negotiated

exterminator

becomes ex-term-mean-at-or, adapted

countryside

becomes pantrycide, defanged

renowned

becomes bee-owned, exploded

whoever

becomes tohubohu-sever, knotted

laughingstock

becomes stuffing lock, seethed

corporeality

becomes tempo-fealty, reshuffled

hoodwinking

becomes food-sinking, diffused

sublime

becomes billyclub-rhyme, merged

surrounded

becomes sure-noun-dead, parsed

forlorn

becomes gore-torn, mandated

slapstick

becomes map-leak, problematized

applause

becomes app-laws, intimidated

downpour

becomes clown-tour, re-assessed

brimstone

becomes grim-phone, grained

animal cruelty

becomes anima realty, throbbed

hedgerows

become pledge-shows, degenerated

fulfillment

becomes null-feel-rent, certified

fact-base

becomes fucked-race, dawdled

Sophie’s choice

becomes law-fees-voice, downloaded

numerical

becomes nous-spherical, occluded

sobriety

becomes rob-royalty, procured

eyelash

becomes fly-flush, stirred

warrior ant caste

becomes worry or rant outcast, costed

graceful

becomes pace-cool, bawled

farm land

becomes Vietnam band, trodden

immaterial

becomes lemma-feral, rooted

university

becomes colony-city, harvested

coherence

becomes cow-hear-fence, befitted

clifftop

becomes if-pop, furrowed

afternoon

becomes laughter-goon, delved

nonetheless

becomes moan-the-mesh, straddled

plurality

becomes true-ally-key, paved

misfortune

becomes kiss-torture, chewed

window

becomes wind-owe, sunk

attainment

becomes refrain-dent, plunged

wasteland

becomes taste-demand, chiseled

horizon

becomes whore-buy-zone, flailed

bulldozer

becomes rule-hoser, reported

crematorium

becomes chroma-emporium, scribbled

contemporaries

become contempt or rare (ore err) ease, shrugged

information

becomes in-for-May68-soon, rankled

ecofriendly

becomes echo-endplay, wrinkled

tongue twister

becomes harangue war enlister, rustled

evidence

becomes wavy-lens, fermented

art-form

becomes lard-storm, installed

loose ends

become callus friends, embraced

academic

becomes A.C.A.B-demic, lobbied

hunchback

becomes punch-bank, lunged

butterfly

becomes gutter-sly, contravened

childhood

becomes beguiled-crude, phrased

snowflakes

become blown lakes, pricked

slaughterhouse

becomes daughter-per-ounce, shorn

shareholders

become fare-shoulders, dribbled

cause & effect

become Wizard of Oz (laws) & market (defect), prophesized

feedback

becomes freed park, dismantled

astronomer

becomes past-raw-newcomer, scrambled

household lest serf

becomes hustle-Fordist surf, hassled

air attack

becomes chair a talk, mused

courtship dress

becomes fort IP address, activated

peso factory

becomes ipso facto quarry, saddled

native language

becomes plaintiff bondage, infested

garbage

becomes suburb edge, localized

commodity

becomes demo-duty, swiped

Molotov cocktails 

become mall-ought of coke tales, populated

general public

becomes funeral-phallic, voted

noesis

becomes no-seize bliss, uncorked

stagehand

becomes rage demand, privatized

lazy eye

becomes bougie nigh, worn

masochist

becomes mass-oak-kissed, exhausted

philosophy

becomes hylo-atrophy, scanned

slam dunks

become slum tanks, re-enacted

tragedy

becomes art in Getty, decommissioned

kingdom

becomes bring-bomb, reserved

buzzword

becomes jazz-landlord, downsized

bandwagon

becomes land agon, galvanized

today

becomes too-die, tenebrated

homegrown

becomes hone-drone, charged

immigrants

become hemi-rants, mutilated

masterpiece

becomes muss steer peace, archived

austere market basket

becomes us-tear ticket casket, denuded

muscle memory

becomes gas-oil-plenary, streamed

parking lot

becomes rap kit toll, pursed

sadist

becomes shade-dissed, acquiesced

audacity

becomes odd ash (awe-dash) city (shitty), germinated

hide and seek

become abide and sick, sanitized

decision

becomes ready-scission, microwaved

identities

become id-denty-tease, regulated  

forest

becomes foe or rest, dehisced

mash potatoes

become cash-pot ate toes, skidded 

worst comes to worst

becomes war-situ cams to horst, succored

superman

becomes soup per ma, evoked

vitriol

becomes vie-tree-all, impoverished 

porcelains

become poor sell ends (Porsche-élans), testified

heaven and hell

become hey vain inhale, circulated 

tomorrow

becomes tomb-marrow, draped

humor

becomes hue-more or, espoused 

shooting star 

becomes shoe tins tar, sustained

extreme sports

become ex trims ports, entwined 

search and destroy

become see-urchin dished try, deprived 

seduce

becomes said-douche, reformed

therefore

becomes the ref oar, moonshined 

economy

becomes eek no me, colonized

being and becoming

become be INC. end beak humming, looped.



*The Beethoven Variations are the 3rd movement from Nicholas Komodore's serial epic poem: 

The donkey of eu(-) (eats the straw that breaks the camel's back)



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