Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

Rumi -

Perhaps, now you need Rumi to cleanse the news from Baghdad.

                    THE SILK WORM

        I stood before a silk worm one day.
        And that night my heart said to me,

    "I can do things like that, I can spin skies,
I can be woven into love that can bring warmth to people;
            I can be soft against a crying face,
I can be wings that lift, and I can travel on my thousand feet
                    throughout the earth,
                        my sacks filled
                            with the

                And I replied to my heart,

    "Dear, can you really do all those things?"

                And it just nodded "Yes"
                            in silence.

            So we began and will never

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