HomeInspireFirecracker Glitter Twinkles in Black Puddles Lola Staar February 28, 2010 Inspire Coney Island lovers possess an insatiable love of dichotomy….an infatuation with the paradox of the bright and sublime juxtaposed against the gritty and frightful! As I walked down the streets of Chinatown after the Firecracker Parade I was struck by the beauty of the debris… the contrast of the colorful firecracker remains against the black snow! The purity of the white city snow only lasts for half a millisecond before it becomes dark city slush! The colorful, sparkling firecracker remains floated down the gritty streets in black puddles! Intoxicated by the diachotomy I couldn’t help but marvel at the beauty of every black puddle and gray slushy snowdrift that twinkled with glittering debris!