of marks, secret symbols, inner mysteries of numbers, codes, strange
writings, warrior presences, amulets, signs, spirit birds, guradians,
Benefactors, beating of drums, mantras, dream visions, volcanoes,
undestined comets, gestures, tasselled horses, bones, cosmic talismans,
scriptures revealed, arcane heroes, horizons, duskmoths, heronries,
history of trees, labyrinths, watchdogs, seers.
You Ancient Kings now revealed! You Sages of the Hidden Word! You
mark-makers long-forgotten! O You of Intense Gaze! You men who hold
sticks! You who carry stones! You who mouth meanings! You men who
pray with beads! Who knows your world? Who keeps your secrets? Who
draws the line?