Deserted building in Fukushima at sunset

A deserted building at sunset

Write (or tell) a short story about this photo.

Some prompts, if you need them:

  • What was the building used for?
  • Who used the building?
  • What was it like when it was new and beautiful?
  • What happened?
  • Why was it abandoned?
  • Who lives there now?
  • How would you feel if you were exploring the building at night?
  • Do you know of any other buildings like this?
  • What will happen to the building now?

Photo by Kymberly Fergusson, 2010
A long abandoned hotel, Fukushima city
, Japan