“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