At the center rests, for now, black gun powder, of course, on cotton seeds or rice husks perhaps. Soon, though, it will all blow up, and the rice and cotton will have helped paint colorful sparks on the sky's black backdrop.
Add water melons as well as pea pods, and all is set for an American-style July 4:
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