Aleister Crowley

(12 October 1875 - 1 December 1947 / Warwickshire, England)

An Oath

Poem by Aleister Crowley

(An Oath wrtitten during the Dawn Meditation)

Aiwaz! Confirm my troth with thee ! my will inspire
With secret sperm of subtle, free, creating Fire!
Mould thou my very flesh as Thine, renew my birth
In childhood merry as divine, enchenated earth!
Dissolve my rapture in Thine own, a sacred slaugther
Whereby to capture and atone the soul of water!
Fill thou my mind with gleaming Thought intense and rare
To One refined, outflung to naught, the Word of Air!
Most, bridal bound, my quintessentil Form thus freeing
From self, be found one Selfhood blent in Spirit Being.

Comments about An Oath by Aleister Crowley

  • william packer (2/28/2018 4:13:00 PM)

    a piece of mathamatical literery genius' definately food for thought, and a new realm for ones mind to wander. thank you A.C may you continue to inspire we will allways remember your brighter days n heart goes out to your darker ones. thk u(Report)Reply

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  • Colleen Courtney (5/18/2014 9:09:00 AM)

    Edward's comment sums up this write perfectly! No need to add!(Report)Reply

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  • Edward Hester (6/2/2006 9:01:00 AM)

    An amazing spiritual poem by the 'most evil man in existence! '(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003