The Scream - Write Like Poe LA AssignmentThe Scream
The room was almost black as onyx, but the windows provided light. Silence. Students around the room suddenly whispered in hushed tones, and then there was a faint, a very-very faint high pitched scream that chilled my spine. Voices overlapped voices, but all I could hear is that small, quiet scream. Not everyone was aware of the scream, and those who were aware didn't seem bothered by it.
I stood still, waiting as time passed by endlessly, waiting for the screaming to stop. My friend had noticed too, for she cringed at the eerie sound. I covered my ears to try to escape the haunting screech. The teacher told everyone to calm down, but still the wailing continued and drowned out all of the other voices as if it was a whisper lost in a mass of sound.
I closed my eyes to perish the remaining light in the room, and focused on the music playing quietly in the background. I tried to pay no mind to the mysterious continuous screech, but it would not stop. No matter how many distra