The Compost Boy by K.L. MacRoach
Approx. 730 words.
Published on September 13, 2012.
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Patricius loves being a Compost Boy, despite the teasing he endures from the townspeople who throw rotten fruit and vegetables at him. However, he runs into a problem when he realizes he is too poor to marry a beautiful landscaping girl -- who happens to be the main reason he loves his job.