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Where are my parents? Here they are. I am early. He is very kind. She is very happy. Delighted to meet you. I know everybody, don't I? My name's day is on September 6th. I am hungry and thirsty! I don't like the hotel room; I like the streets and the stores. Come with me and I'll take you there.

One day I left. I wrote them a long letter. I took my bicycle and a knapsack. First, I am going to the beach. Is it too far away? When the weather was nice, it was wonderful. Since I love fishing, I'll live on the seashore. If you go there, you will no longer forget where it is. Let's say that if it rains I'll stay here. Since it was raining, I did not go back home. Did you look for me?

I caught a severe cold. I am cold and sleepy. I have no change. We have no more bread. We have no luck today. Let us go for a walk and talk for a bit. To be or not to be. That is the question. We did not fear anything. He is very talkative and so am I. Everything is perfect, because I like to talk.

What do you want me to do? I doubt that you will find anything. I did not find any. You have to give me a map. No, you are wrong. It's better that we take a rest. I want you to get a rest. You were cold while you were walking. What are you doing today? Are you going for a walk? What are you doing right now? You don't understand very well. You don't listen to what I am saying. Are you satisfied here? What don't you like? Can't you answer like everybody else? Don't get angry! Open your mouth and articulate clearly!

The Taxi Driver Looks At The Seine, © Ben.Harper 1993.