One Thousand and One Nights

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© Irmingard Anna
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UploadedJanuary 7, 2009
TakenNovember 28, 2008
MakeCanon
ModelCanon PowerShot G5
Exposure1/8 sec at f/2.2
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Against her father's protestations, Scheherazade volunteered to spend one night with the King. Once in the King's chambers, Scheherazade asked if she might bid one last farewell to her beloved sister, Dinazade, who had secretly been prepared to ask Scheherazade to tell a story during the long night. The King lay awake and listened with awe to Scheherazade's first story and asked for another, but Scheherazade said there was not time as dawn was breaking, and regretfully so, as the next story was even more exciting.

And so the King kept Scheherazade alive as he eagerly anticipated each new story, until, one thousand and one adventurous nights, and three sons later, the King had not only been entertained but wisely educated in morality and kindness by Scheherazade who became his Queen.

4 responses

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (8 Jan 2009):

    It is with great happiness Irmingard to see you posted this picture again. It is so beautiful! My vote!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (6 Feb 2009):

    This is such a beautiful photo, the dress and shoes are wonderful! I loved the story, it is not one that I have heard. I loved it!!! Got my vote!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (11 Feb 2009):

    This deserves another vote....So beautiful in every way including the story.

  • daniel d'artagnant

    daniel d'artagnant said (25 Feb 2009):

    I have album Mahogany rush , with titre same sing , liryc is softbrain,,, goog song

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