Revealing The Secret City March 21st 2008 We are the flute, our music is all Thine;
We are the mountains echoing only Thee;
And movest to defeat or victory;
Lions emblazoned high on flags unfurled-
They wind invisible sweeps us through the world.
-Rumi, The Unseen Power
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