There is a caterpillar inching his wee body across a leaf that fell, somewhere.
Gently existing, almost alone.
The winds could **** him.
The rain could **** him.
The dirt full of other bugs could **** him.
So many things, all around his wee little existence...
So very vulnerable, and nearly alone in a world full of life...
But that caterpillar inches his way through the leaf, eating and inching his way through his path.
Because his path will lead to a cacoon.
And a cacoon, though even more vulnerable, leads to transformation.
And when that caterpillar cracks through that cacoon, the shell that, although made him weak and easy to ****, stuck, and seemingly obsolete, it also caused him to shock the world.
He will become a butterfly.
And some will see him as unworthy, still.
But haven't you ever heard...
A butterfly can flap their fragile little, beautiful, wings and create a hurricane big enough to change thousands or millions of lives somewhere.
Setting in motion events that may not have happened if he weren't there. And in all events, something important is revealed; which ultimately makes him just as important.
So in conclusion, he may be small, weak, unappealing, vulnerable, boring, easy to ****, break, or bury...but he also has a transformation.
He is delicately dangerous, a gentle healer, and a permanent inspiration in many lives.
He was important as a caterpillar.
He is important as a butterfly.