“This is How a Human Being Can Change” by Rumi

This is How a Human Being Can Change

There’s a worm addicted to eating grape leaves.

Suddenly, he wakes up.

Call it grace, whatever,
something wakes him,

And he’s no longer a worm.

He’s the entire vineyard.

And the orchard too,
the fruit, the trunks.

A growing wisdom and joy
that doesn’t need
to devour.




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