This is one of Angela Goff's VisDares, and I gave it as a writing prompt to the writing club. Here's what I came up with.
Isn't it strange? Those were the letters I pulled from the scrabble bag. Exactly those. I took eight, instead of seven, and then I just stared. It was like the angel Gabriel speaking to me. I froze.
"What's the matter, Grandpa?" Mercy said.
Joe said, "You've got an extra letter."
"So I do. So I do." I took the "t" from "wait" and put it back in the bag. Then I set the other letters face down on my rack. "Just a moment, children. I'll be right back."( Read more... )