Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

Who Makes These Changes? - Poem by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Who makes these changes?
I shoot an arrow right.
It lands left.
I ride after a deer and find myself
Chased by a hog.
I plot to get what I want
And end up in prison.
I dig pits to trap others
And fall in.

I should be suspicious
Of what I want.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010



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