Friday Freewrite: Snail’s Pace
Pick an action that doesn’t take long, like ringing a doorbell or sneezing. Now describe it in s-l-o-w motion at one second (or less!) intervals. Drag it out as long as possible!
My nose twitched. I crinkled it while slightly opening my mouth. I looked for a nearby tissue. There was none. I raised my arm and crooked my elbow in front of my face. My eyes closed. My head tilted back. My mouth opened wider. Wider. Wider. There was a pause. “Achoo!!”
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