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Once Kaku, the crow saw Goldie,the swan swimming in a pond.
Goldie had white feathers.
Kaku was very pleased to see the sparkling white colour.
Kaku asked Goldie, "You look very beautiful. Will you tell me the secret of your whiteness?"
"Why not!" Goldie replied. "The secret of my whiteness lies in my dwelling in the water all the time."
Hearing this Kaku asked Goldie, "If I stay in the water like you, will I also become white like you?"
"Sure, you will", Goldie replied.
Hearing these words Kaku jumped into the pond.
He swam and swam but did not turn fair. Soon it was lunch time and he thought the the food was also a part of the swan's fairness so he ate weeds. He fell ill.When he was better he thought it was not at all possible to become white.
Kaku could not swim in the water,hence he died. moral:Be contended with what you have.
Natural inheritance is different from acquired inhertance. Kaku was eager enough to get into a colour which is indifferent to his nature. Goldie at the same time had some natural color on his own and has become the most admirable bird in the pond. Beauty always favours the admiring and astonishing creatures. Kaku though tried many ways of getting into the pond and dreaming of becoming rich never reached the glory of Goldie, because water can give some chilling moments to Kaku but not the color. The natural inhabitants cannot change.
Kaku started drowning in the water and goldie helped him. Then goldie told him that the white is the own colour of the body and we should be happy with our own colour. Thus kaku learnt a lesson.
He waited. Hours passed but he still waited hoping that he will turn white. He then asked goldie " Why I am not becoming white" Goldie replied,"Try your luck tomorrow." When kaku tried to fly he could not fly as his wings had become very heavy and he was feeling terribly weak. then goldie helped him to get out of the pond.
Kaku stayed in the water for days and months to no avail. Kaku remained black. Then one day Nir, the goddess of whiteness appeared before Kaku and told him "Go and immerse yourself in that pot which I have kept, rub yourself with this magic slab and your wish will come true". Kaku immersed himself and applied the blue magic slab. In no time he turned white. Nir told him " see the wonder of Rin, anything will turn to dazzling white"
Kaku being a bird of land drowned as it was not a creature that could adapt to water as the swan. He was foolish enough to believe the words of Goldie who unlike Kaku was proud of who he was where as Kaku wanted to trade his individuality which cost him his life. Poo Kaku forgot everyone is unique.
Kaku surely did not turn white but got cold because he was sitting in water.
Tarun , Darshana
No! Kaku did not turn white.
Kaku stayed in the water and nothing happened to him.
When Kaku went in the water, he could not swim. So he was drowning, but he could fly. So, he flapped his wings and he went out of the water! Goldie was shocked to see that Kaku had turned white!
Kaku soon started to drown. Then goldie came to the rescue. Later when Kaku asked goldie "How am I going to turn white when I can't even stay in the water for atleast 1 minute?" Goldie then replied, "I said to be white in color but I forgot to tell you that to stay in water you need to be fair." Then Kaku learnt his lesson and flew back to his nest.
Kaku truned white as goldie gave some of her feathers to Kaku to make him look white like her!! She did this because she wanted to have Kaku as her friend and Kaku listed to her words.
No kaku did not turn white like goldie.
Kaku tried hard but didn't turn white.
Kaku tried and tried but he couldn't become white like goldie and he lost his all feathers.
No he did not turn white.
Kaku jumped into the pond and died.
When Kaku went in the water, he could not swim. So he was drowning, but he could fly.Then one day Nir, the goddess of whiteness appeared before Kaku and told him "Go and immerse yourself in that pot which I have kept, rub yourself with this magic slab and your wish will come true". Kaku surely did not turn white but got cold because he was sitting in water.
Kaku started to drown. "I will save you little crow!" Squaked Goldie. She stuck her head into the water, bit Kaku's beak, pulled him out, and twisting her head at breakneck speed, Kaku flew 20 ft into the air! He went so fast he dried off and came back. When he did, his feathers where white! "But how little crow!?" "Simple beautiful swan. When you flung me my black feathers ripped off and then out of no where, I had beautiful, gleaming white feathers. Like yours! So now when I soar, every bird will wonder, but I'll never tell. So thank you beautiful swan." Kaku said with confidence. Kaku flew off into the sunset and went with his group of crows into the setting sun. "Sweet crow. Kind of light-headed, but thats out of the point." Said Goldie. "So Kaku how did you get those wings?" Said one baby crow. " Simple small, infant crow! I had help and a bit of fun while was at it." whispered Kaku.
Kaku followed Goldie's advice and jumped into the pond. But the water was too deep for him and he drowned. Seeing this Goldie said to the other swans ''be happy with what god gives you or even your lives will end like this foolish crow.
Kaku realized that we should be happy with what god has given us.
Kaku followed Goldie's advice and jumped into the pond. But the water was too deep for him and he drowned. Seeing this Goldie said ''Be happy with what god gives you or even your lives will end like this foolish crow."
He was a crow and crow can't swim. So he died.
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