Down the Well

Maya’s Ghost Story — Part I

A A McRae
Microcosm

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View the bottom of a well looking up into the world above
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Maya hears the wind rattle through the stones. Even from her vantage point deep underground, she can feel the storm raging above. The bottom of the well is damp and narrow, and there’s something poking her in the back.

Crushed against her chest her legs are cramping and her lungs cannot fully expand. A small gash oozes from her forehead. How long can she make it down…

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A A McRae
Microcosm

I am a teacher, parent, cookie-baking experimenter, library enthusiast, and all-around bookworm. Twitter and Instagram: @aamcraewrites