A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend. How you use the prompt is up to you. Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like. Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise. If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments. Thank you, Sammi, for hosting!
Tired of walking in the same three parks
I decide to go for a drive
halfway across the Bridge
I get off where two islands:
one natural, one manmade,
called the Hochelaga Archipelago,
are as beguiling now
as then they were
back then, when
Man and His World
to Expo 1967
Just because it is pretty
Pont de la Concorde linking St. Helen’s and Notre Dame Islands
Montreal Biosphere, formerly the USA pavillion
View of Old Montreal at sunset
Montreal Casino, formerly the French and Quebec pavillions
Good Wednesday! Hope all is well in your necks of the world. This week’s Friday Fictioneers, as always hosted by the wonderful Rochelle Wisoff-Fields is brought to you through J. Hardy Carroll’s picture. I could not help but go to Montreal for this one. Should you have a different idea that you’d like to share, click on the frog below and add your 100-word story!
J. Hardy Carroll
Let’s go visit the Biosphere on Parc Jean-Drapeau.
Wasn’t that the Expo ’67 American Pavillion?
Yep. The most famous geodesic dome created.
Didn’t it burn to a crisp?
Yeah, sadly, a welding accident in ’76 while fixing the acrylic cover.
That blows. But then they fixed it up, right?
Took forever and by the’90’s became a water museum.
Cool. Wait. What happened during the ice storm in ’98?
Some damage and it was shut down for five months. By 2007, Environment Canada decided it would be called an “Environment Museum”. Only one of its kind in North America.
So, worth a visit, then?
For more on the Biosphere, click here
Lit up (changes colours)
US Pavillion Expo ’67