The thought of the king, amid a war of kings.
With his Egyptian thought (a model for a king)
Moses led them through that labyrinth - stealing
away, lifting Egyptian crowns, and other things.

We are all gypsies now, we are all thieves,
the Muslim and the Christian and the Jew;
lispers of a lightweight breeze, that blows on through
and through. The thief takes what he most believes:

his precious ring, his golden ring, his diamond.
Will cherish it beyond his life - above
his wife, beyond his kings, above his love
for everything. Behold its pillared wheel ascend.

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