Power – Aleister Crowley

The mighty sound of forests murmuring In answer to the dread command; The stars that shudder when their king extends his hand, …

Optimist – Aleister Crowley

Kill off mankind, And give the Earth a chance! Nature might find In her inheritance The seedlings of a race Less infinitely …

The Titanic – Aleister Crowley

Forth flashed the serpent streak of steel, Consummate crown of man’s device; Down crashed upon an immobile And brainless barrier of ice. …

The Tent – Aleister Crowley

Only the stars endome the lonely camp, Only the desert leagues encompass it; Waterless wastes, a wilderness of wit, Embattled Cold, Imagination’s …

The Quest – Aleister Crowley

A part, immutable, unseen, Being, before itself had been, Became. Like dew a triple queen Shone as the void uncovered: The silence …

The Ladder – Aleister Crowley

[Dedicated to K.M.Ward] “I will arise and go unto my father” MALKUTH Dark, dark all dark! I cower, I cringe. Only ablove …

Long Odds – Aleister Crowley

How many million galaxies there are Who knows? and each has countless stars in it, And each rolls through eternities afar Beneath …

Logos – Aleister Crowley

Out of the night forth flamed a star -mine own! Now seventy light-years nearer as I urge Constant my heart through the …

La Gitana – Aleister Crowley

Your hair was full of roses in the dewfall as we danced, The sorceress enchanting and the paladin entranced, In the starlight …

Elegy – Aleister Crowley

Here rests beneath this hospitable spot A youth to flats and flatties not unknown. The Plymouth Brethren gave it to him hot; …

Dumb – Aleister Crowley

Gabriel whispered in mine ear His archangelic poesie. How can I write? I only hear The sobbing murmur of the sea. Raphael …

Colophon – Aleister Crowley

TO LAYLAH EIGHT-AND-TWENTY Lamp of living loveliness, Maid miraculously male, Rapture of thine own excess Blushing through the velvet veil Where the …

Au Bal – Aleister Crowley

[Dedicated to Horace Sheridan-Bickers] A vision of flushed faces, shining limbs, The madness of the music that entrances All life in its …

At Sea – Aleister Crowley

As night hath stars, more rare than ships In ocean, faint from pole to pole, So all the wonder of her lips …

Arhan – Aleister Crowley

When the chill of earth black-breasted is uplifted at the glance Of the red sun million-crested, and the forest blossoms dance With …

An Oath – Aleister Crowley

(An Oath wrtitten during the Dawn Meditation) Aiwaz! Confirm my troth with thee ! my will inspire With secret sperm of subtle, …

Adela – Aleister Crowley

Jupiter Mars P Moon VENEZIA, “May” 19″th”, 1910. Jupiter’s foursquare blaze of gold and blue Rides on the moon, a lilac conch …

A Birthday – Aleister Crowley

“Aug.” 10, 1911. Full moon to-night; and six and twenty years Since my full moon first broke from angel spheres! A year …