Photo Prompt: (C) Kent Bonham
“But how do we build it?”
Zack scratched his tousled head and smiled his goofy grin, spreading the vellum over the rock table.
“That’s not the question, Zack,” said Sparky. “The question is what will it do?”
Etched on the ancient parchment were arches and wheels, columns and sprockets.
Zack passed the plan under the scanner –a battered dustbin lid suspended on the bare ribs of an old umbrella – but the readout remained blank.
“I dunno,” Zack said, “is this a building or a machine?”
“Maybe both,” said Sparky. “Don’t matter. It’s the making that counts.”
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