“Have you finished your homework yet?”, I asked the (nearly) six-year old.
“I am thinking.”
“How long does it take you to think of ten interesting facts about a cat?”
“I can think of only three facts”, he insisted.
“Okay, tell me. And I will help you with the rest.”
“Cats are a kind of alien, because when they are angry, their nails come out”, he began.
I struggled to keep the smile off his face, but realized why he had been struggling.
A drabble is a story told in exactly 100 words.