by Steve Mitchell
“I know! Hey, everyone! Let’s play telephone!” Nancy scooted left on the sofa. “Everyone sit in a line, next to me. Okay. Got it? Okay? I’ll start.” She whispered in Linda’s ear, “Hello.”
Linda gave a thumbs up and turned to Robert. “Hello,” she whispered.
Robert cleared his throat. “Hello!” He announced.
“Yes. That was it,” Nancy nodded.
The clock ticked.
It continued ticking.
© Steve Mitchell 2015