Antoine de Saint-Exupery

(29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944 / Lyon)

Antoine de Saint-Exupery Poems

1. Generation To Generation 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Generation To Generation

In a house which becomes a home,
one hands down and another takes up
the heritage of mind and heart,
laughter and tears, musings and deeds.
Love, like a carefully loaded ship,
crosses the gulf between the generations.
Therefore, we do not neglect the ceremonies
of our passage: when we wed, when we die,
and when we are blessed with a child;
When we depart and when we return;
When we plant and when we harvest.
Let us bring up our children. It is not
the place of some official to hand to them
their heritage.
If others impart to our children our ...

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