A Million Twinkling Shards
shatter (verb): Break or cause to break suddenly and violently into pieces.
Informally, I suppose, anything that is brittle and hard will shatter. Whether that is in terms of physical properties, or in a more metaphorical sense.
Pick an item, concept, verb, setting, character – anything you can think of – and write me something about shattering. Dare to be creative! Enter as many times as you like; I’ll read them all.