Writing Prompt: Famous First Line

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Writing Prompt: Famous First Line

Writing prompt George Orwell's classic novel 1984 begins with the following sentence: "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."

Write a story or poem that starts out with that sentence, but take it in your own direction from there.

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