One of the stories we like to read to Rose for bedtime is Zen Ghosts by John J. Muth. He has a series of these books, featuring a large panda bear named Stillwater, who is also a wise spiritual master.
Well - we decided to read her another of these books - Zen Shorts. Afterwards, I mentioned the Zen koan I always keep handy: The Rhinoceros Horn Fan.
Rose found that koan interesting - so she told us her own version. In her version, she replaced the fan with cake and the rhino with ice cream. Awesome.
I grabbed my smartphone, started recording and asked if she'd tell the koan again. Here's the result:
Unfortunately, she didn't quite tell it the same as she did the first time. Still - it's quite the koan, isn't it?