“Yes, of course”, I assured him, repeating the sound. In the stories which we tell each other, that is precisely what crows say.
“But listen, Mamma, that crow is saying ‘Kaaah Kaah’”, he pointed out.
I listened. The crow was stretching out the syllables more than normal.
“I wonder why?”, he asked.
“Can you think of a reason why?”, I asked.
He thought, then said. “I think the crow is trying to learn English. Then he too will know two languages.”
I couldn’t but agree!
A drabble is a story told in exactly 100 words.