“Stand away. Those stones can fracture your toe.”
“Don’t worry, Ma’m… the stones will not fall.”
“But I can feel a windstorm brewing.”
I’m in the desert state of Rajasthan, and stone-stacking to build a fence around homes or farms is common practice.
“Have you used glue?”
Back home, I make a candle stand with stacked glass blocks, and use transparent glue. It works.
Years later, I placed a painted glass on a glass-top table.
I’m still trying to unglue it. The paint acted as glue.
Glass or stone … the difference lies in the glue.
Written for Story Challenge in 99 words
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