Boulevard of Broken Dreams

100 words story

April 27, 1986, children were playing around the parks and monkey bars unaware of the massive wave of shining air particulate hovering over them.

Mothers were planning the day’s course while talking with neighbors about the loud blast everyone heard last night, ignorant of what they were breathing when the commotion broke by an announcement.

The announcement repeated, “Comrades! take only absolutely necessary, and gather outside on the streets, this is just a temporary evacuation for the safety of Prypiat residents, do not panic” those 50 minutes of gathering life and leaving everything behind etched as the infamous Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

To read The Benefits of Starting a Blog in College, click here.

This post is written for two blogging challenges –

TLT – Three Line Tales by Sonya, this picture prompt challenge is week 246 of #TLT on her blog. Fiction is my first love when it comes to writing, and this picture prompt of three lines story attracted me instantly.

My Friend Alexa – Blogchatter is an extended family when it comes to blogs and community. I have learned and grown so much as a writer in the past four years. A major chunk of credit goes to Blogchatter and the amazing blogging challenges it throws to bloggers. #MyFriendAlexa

I am taking my blog to the next level with Blogchatter’s #MyFriendAlexa. My blog’s Alexa global rank is 121,032 as of 18/10/2020!


© Dipika Singh. Unauthorized use or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Dipika Singh (Gleefulblogger). With the right and specific direction to the original content.

 105 total views,  8 views today

1 Comment

  1. Chernobyl is considered history’s worst nuclear accident. Your story gives chills as I think how people wouod have gone through that time of tragedy. Well written.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: