Look son continuous flow of water polishes stone”, his father would say sitting by the mountain stream, “continuous practice can soften rough edges of human being.”

Unlike his father, Anshu believed more in material wealth than spiritual gain. But, today he remembered his father’s advice the most. Cool breeze and beautiful scenery did nothing to pacify his anger and frustration. Government did not approve his investment proposal to setup a bottled mineral water plant, fearing possible drinking water scarcity downstream.

Stupid visionless environmentalists!” Anshu thought disdainfully, “how many jobs could have been created and much profit could have been made!”

Word Count: 100

This is an effort to write aflash fiction effort with the Friday fictioneers, 23rdNov, 2018, using picture prompt provided by host Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Other stories can be found here.

Photo Prompt : Dale Rogerson

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    1. Thank you for reading. In this world there are kinds of people who run to the tune of their own drummer. Some we think are good and some are bad. Society must frame rules and see rules are implemented.


    1. Certainly! Point is high testosterone driven men/women see their way or no way. They do not take no for an answer. Something like Frank Underwood of House of Cards. Thank you for reading.


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