Thou dressed in purple, Thou dressed in scarlet,
O Thou precious jewel and gold bedecked harlot,
Thy golden cup filled with abomination;
I raise up the cup and adore Babalon!
— In Nomine Babalon: 156 Adorations to the Scarlet Goddess
The Hermetic Library arts and letters pool is a project to publish poetry, prose and art that is inspired by or manifests the Western Esoteric Tradition.