I heard a scream coming from out the kitchen window. My bed springs popped and snapped as I rolled off the top of the mattress. The blanket dragged behind me like a lizard’s tail. It was only one quick loud scream, and then silence. Not even an echo followed it. Orange streetlights bled through the closed blinds. Ma’s room was shut, she liked sleeping with the door closed. I … [Read more...]
Chad MacDonald is a creative writing student from Longwood University in Farmville, VA. He is also a radio DJ for WMLU 91.3FM, Phi Mu Delta's philanthropy chairman, and landscapes for Lowes. he has previously been published in Writing for Peace, Wordgatherings, and 5 to 1 Magazine. Thank you for your time and consideration.