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In Nomine Babalon, CXLIII


I swim through the aethyr, alone like a fish

Who is fighting the current, not to perish

Before reaching the sea of liberation!

I raise up the cup and adore Babalon!

In Nomine Babalon: 156 Adorations to the Scarlet Goddess


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The Happiest of the Poets in Ideas of Good and Evil by William Butler Yeats.

“I am certain that he understood thoroughly, as all artists understand a little, that the important things, the things we must believe in or perish, are beyond argument. We can no more reason about them than can the pigeon, come but lately from the egg, about the hawk whose shadow makes it cower among the grass.” [via]