Adam cast one last look at the trophies lined up – a wizard in Biotechnology. He winced as the needle pierced him. The poison soon turned his skin black. His heart was already the same.
His dying eyes fell on the framed newspaper story, ” Dr Greaves wins Nobel prize for work on high yielding milk in cows: formula Cm52” The same formula which gave birth to a generation of children unable to digest anything other than mother’s milk. Liquid gold was now a precious commodity. Society was in chaos.
But today CM52 won. It finally put Dr Greaves to sleep – forever.
Word count: 100
I am a mother of a child who suffers from dairy allergies. No one else in our family – both sides, has ever had a history of this. It is something that has manifested in this generation. We have no plausible explanation as to how or why it has appeared in our little boy. But we are not alone. Dairy allergies are a frequent condition today and many children have it. Man’s tampering with nature, genes and science is the only place where we will find the answers and sadly where the problem also lies.
This fictional blog post is a part of #AtoZ in 100 words series where Nikita of Mrs.Writes-a-Latte and a bunch of other bloggers will write 26 (or 52) posts this year on topics beginning from A to Z. A short and simple way of writing, seeking inspiration & learning from each other. And challenging – because it must all happen in 100 words. Plus a picture, perhaps.
Read all my posts from the #AtoZ in 100 words series here.