Friday Fictioneers — Rock Piles

F3E0626F-0A44-4F42-B679-C3127BC715C0“Why are all those rocks piled up along the side of the canal?” Jason asked his father.

“I’m not sure, son,” Jason’s father said. “But I’ve heard that stone and rock stacks like those are reflective of awareness and mindfulness because they are often built using unaltered stones, which requires total attention to find the perfect connection to the stone’s center of gravity in order to balance the next layer. They can also serve as a form of meditation and spirituality”

Jason was no longer listening to his father. “Look at all those cool trees over there, Dad,” he said.

(100 words)

Written for this week’s Friday Fictioneers prompt from Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Image credit: Sandra Cook.