August 23, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes magic. It can be a supernatural force, a moment or idea, or use it as a verb. Go where the prompt leads.
There was movement in the grass and I looked down to see the tiny man shaking his fist at me.
Apparently, I almost stepped on him so I understood his anger.
I mouthed an apology just as he took his wand from his pocket, tapped it on his head and promptly disappeared in a puff of smoke.
A week later I observed him carrying a bag of gold. When he saw me, the same magical process happened again. But he left behind his small bag of gold. Trouble was I couldn’t lift it, no matter how hard I tried.