Aleister Crowley

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

Hymn To Lucifer

Poem by Aleister Crowley

Ware, nor of good nor ill, what aim hath act?
Without its climax, death, what savour hath
Life? an impeccable machine, exact
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Comments about Hymn To Lucifer by Aleister Crowley

  • Cryocrab (7/18/2018 5:54:00 PM)

    Sucks, the only good thing he ever wrote was Happy Dust.(Report)Reply

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  • Herald (3/26/2018 2:00:00 AM)

    The poem is not bad, given the content indicates it was written by a disturbed mind.(Report)Reply

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  • Rex tyler (12/17/2017 9:17:00 AM)

    Enjoyed it very much(Report)Reply

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  • Leslie SharpLeslie Sharp (1/7/2015 6:29:00 PM)

    This is a true satanism poem! Rebellion of man the curses they bring upon themselves their free will no doubt.(Report)Reply

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  • Colleen Courtney (5/18/2014 9:55:00 AM)

    The Key of Joy is disobedience! Well, it's definitely more fun to be bad! ! ! ! I shall remember this line forever now.
    How utterly perfect!(Report)Reply

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  • Nell Da PoetNell Da Poet (8/13/2012 8:58:00 AM)

    Crowley's compositions are always impecceble... Wisely pre-meditated. This counts as one of my favourites, ALL HAIL LUCIFER(Report)Reply

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  • Victor Constantinov (10/20/2008 5:32:00 PM)

    In my opinion, this together with 'Hymn to Pan' are the best poems by thy best poet - Aleister Crowley. Can't believe that the last comment on his brilliancy was 2 years ago...

    And I also have the whole poem written on the beginning page of my notebook, beneath the unicursal hexagram and the line 'The Key of Joy is disobedience' with darker shrift.(Report)Reply

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  • Christine Woodrich (11/15/2006 11:44:00 AM)

    I have this written in my notebook! 'The Key of Joy is Disobedience.' I love that line.(Report)Reply

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