Coffee-break writing: Fireworks


03 November 2023
Write a passage inspired by pyrotechnics in this week’s creative writing exercise

When you think abouit fireworks, what words and images come to mind?

Are you reminded about Bonfire Night when you were a child? Or maybe about watching celebration fireworks with friends?

Do you think of ‘fireworks’ as a metaphor for an exhilarating life experience?

Are you thrilled by them? Or do they make you think of danger?

Whatever your response to fireworks, write a passage or prose or poetry that in some way captures the sight, smell and sound of them .

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Write for 15 minutes.


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