Et clamabitis in die illa a facie regis vestri, quem elegistis vobis: et non exaudiet vos Dominus in die illa, quia petistis vobis regem.–1 Samuel 8:18
They cannot say how Alexander made the knot come loose.
Did he remove and find its ends? Unpin the yoke? Or slice?
The certainty lies only in his Persian poisoning.
If you would love a king unseen upon his mercy seat,
than follow me upon my throne and mercy, you will see.
The knot of knots that is not knotted elsewhere but the soul
is slipped through mercy’s hands while mending all that is unknown