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And damn me if I fail you in the fight!

  God alone knows if battle or surrender Be the true courage; either has its splendour. But since we chose the first, God aid the right, God join…

Man’s days are dim, his deeds are dust, His span is but a little space, He lusts to live, he lives to lust, His soul is barren of…

I am Perplexed

The infamous occultist and founder of the religoius philosophy of Thelema, Edward Alexander Crowley (1875 – 1947) died at Netherwood, a boarding house in the county of East…

Mors Certa – Hora incerta

O NIGHT! the very mother of us all, For from thy hollow womb we children came, A little space to flicker as a flame, And then within thy…

Plants of the Gods

  And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles. Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924) “The Secret Garden” Don Juan claimed its power…

Cats

I have lived with several Zen masters – all of them cats. Eckhart Tolle (1948 – ) Photo: Private

Flame is Our Lady

She is flame of life, power of darkness, she destroys with a glance, she may take thy soul. She feeds upon the death of men. Beautiful – Horrible….

Absinthe

Apollo, who mourned at Hyacinthe’s demise, Refused to concede this victory to Death. Much better that the soul, adept in transformation, Had to find a holy alchemy for…

The Green Goddess

The Old Absinthe House is not a place. It is not bounded by four walls. It is headquarters to an army of philosophies. From this dim corner let…

A Saint’s Damnation

A SAINT’S DAMNATION by: Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) YOU buy my spirit with those shameless eyes That burn my soul, you loose the torrent stream Of my desire, you…

Styx

Nine times I kissed my lover in her sleep: The first time, to make sure that she was there; The second, as a sleepy sort of prayer; The…

The Green Fuse

Jeanne Robert Foster (1879 – 1970) Jeanne Robert Foster was an American poet from the Adirondack Mountains. She was born Julia Elizabeth Oliver in Johnsburg, New York. In…