apologies to Antoine

Not to botch the metaphor by Antoine Saint Exupery, but-

Once upon a time there was a little prince who lived in another planet. On this planet he had a rose that he loved very much.

When he visited planet Earth, he discovered many roses, so he believed his rose less special and wonderful.

Then he realized that his rose was the most special and wonderful of all because it was his.

It had tamed him, and he it and that was why his rose mattered.

The children at the school are my roses.

To everyone else they are the nameless, faceless poor that they know they should feel sorry for, but in reality, don't think of often.

But they will always matter to me because they have tamed me and I them.

betholindo at 4:27 p.m.

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