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27-FEB-2008 Marisa

"Le Petit Prince"

It was then that the fox appeared.
"good morning" said the fox.

"good morning"
the little prince responded politely
altho when he turned around he saw nothing.

"I am right here" the voice said, "under the apple

"who are you?" asked the little prince, and added,

"You are very pretty to look at."

"I am a fox", the fox said.

"Come and play with me,"
proposed the little prince, "I am so unhappy."

"I cannot play with you," the fox said,
"I am not tamed."

"AH please excuse me,"said the little prince.
But after some thought, he added:
"what does that mean---'tame'?"

"you do not live here," said the fox,
"what is it you are looking for?"

"I am looking for men," said the little prince.
"What does that mean---tame?"

"Men,"said the fox,
"they have guns, and they hunt.
It is very disturbing.
They also raise chickens.
These are their only interests.
Are you looking for chickens?"

"No," said the little prince.
"I am looking for friends.
What does that mean---tame?"

"It is an act too often neglected,"
said the fox.
"It means to establish ties."

"To establish ties?"

"Just that," said the fox.
"to me, you are still nothing more than
a little boy who is just like
a hundred thousand other little boys.
And I have no need of you.
And you, on your part, have no need of me.
To you I am nothing more
than a fox like a hundred thousand other foxes.
But if you tame me, then we shall need each other.
To me, you will be unique in all the world.
To you, I shall be unique in all the world. . ."

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Dwight Rankine28-Oct-2012 12:32
In a word, beautiful! Now I will have read, again, The Little Prince.
Paul Milholland04-Mar-2012 00:47
Wonderful light and color. . . .
Deniz Kilinc04-Jan-2010 17:30
ý have a prince inside my heart ...and remember ....
Guest 14-Apr-2008 19:14
This is the first picture of yours that I found and I loved it. I just clicked on your link to this gallery and found it again. I still love it! It's beautifully taken and capture the story and its character perfectly.
Susanne v. Schroeder01-Mar-2008 00:36
Besides being a beautiful photo it's also a favorite book of mine.
marita toftgard27-Feb-2008 19:28
and great story too:)
Gerard Koehl27-Feb-2008 18:42
Magnifique composition et idée. V
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography27-Feb-2008 18:27
Excellent shot.
Great book and very illuminating story, I should read it again :)
Isabel Cutler27-Feb-2008 17:08
Ah! Brings back my youth. I read this in English!
monil27-Feb-2008 16:35
J'avais reconnu le Petit Prince avant de voir le libre au bas de l'image.
Superbe composition.
Jean-Paul PLUME27-Feb-2008 16:17
"Je commence à comprendre, dit le petit prince.
Il y a une fleur... je crois qu'elle m'a apprivoisé..."

C'est une merveilleuse histoire construite sur l'incompréhension du comportement des adultes. C'est la raison pour laquelle il faut parfois savoir retourner vers l'innocence et la pureté des jeunes enfants.