Friday, December 25, 2009

I Have Tenure Dammit

by Robert Gryfft

'"She is as young as a year is young. And as foolish."
"Of course, father-doctor."
"Guide her."
"As you wish, father-doctor." He looked away.' Joey cleared his throat and smiled glumly.
"That's it?" said Colleen. "That's your fifty-five word story?"
"Uh... yeah?"
She snorted. "It sucks."
"Too short."


Ari Collins said...

Mechameta. Also, did that actually start as a real 55? Probably not, but it would be awesome if it did.

Allie said...

This cracked me up. The title especially.