My colleague Dr. Li knocked on my door in the literature department in desperation.
"I need your help," he said.
"What can I do for you?" He sat down across from me.
"For the past year, I've been researching the renowned Warrior Poets of the lost city of Pentameter." He reached into his bag and pulled out a sheaf of papers.
"Well, I've made a translation, and there's a problem," I scanned through his notes.
"This is doggerel."
"Apparently they were such good warriors, everyone was too afraid to criticize their bad poetry. Can you help me punch these up?"
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Everyday DrabblesShort Story
A drabble is a very short story one hundred words long. No more, no less. They are designed for maximum impact in the least amount of space. For 2019, I'll be posting a drabble every day.