English poetry

Poems in English

Prologue to Rodin in Rime

To Kathleen- Nor I can give, nor you can take; endures The simple truth of me that is yours. Is […]

Happy Dust

For Margot Snow that fallest from heaven, bear me aloft on thy wings To the domes of the star-girdled Seven, […]

Linoz Isidoz

Lo! I lament. Fallen is the sixfold Star: Slain is Asar. O twinned with me in the womb of Night! […]

The Rose and the Cross

Out of the seething cauldron of my woes, Where sweets and salt and bitterness I flung; Where charmed music gathered […]

The Ladder

[Dedicated to K. M. Ward] “I will arise and go unto my father” MALKUTH Dark, dark all dark! I cower, […]

The Quest

A part, immutable, unseen, Being, before itself had been, Became. Like dew a triple queen Shone as the void uncovered: […]

The Mantra-Yoga

I How should I seek to make a song for thee When all my music is to moan thy name? […]


The mighty sound of forests murmuring In answer to the dread command; The stars that shudder when their king Extends […]


Jupiter Mars P Moon VENEZIA, “May” 19″th”, 1910. Jupiter’s foursquare blaze of gold and blue Rides on the moon, a […]

On – On – Poet

I to the open road, You to the hunchbacked street – Which of us two Shall the earlier rue That […]

Pan to Artemis

Uncharmable charmer Of Bacchus and Mars In the sounding rebounding Abyss of the stars! O virgin in armour, Thine arrows […]

The Disciples

“To Lionel Engers-Kennedy: to the memory of Hargrave Jennings: and To A. C. W. G. and H. E. H.” Beneath […]


I bring ye wine from above, From the vats of the storied sun; For every one of yer love, And […]

Athor and Asar

[Dedicated to Frank Harris, editor of Vanity Fair] On the black night, beneath the winter moon, I clothed me in […]

La Gitana

Your hair was full of roses in the dewfall as we danced, The sorceress enchanting and the paladin entranced, In […]

Hymn to Lucifer

Ware, nor of good nor ill, what aim hath act? Without its climax, death, what savour hath Life? an impeccable […]

An Oath

(An Oath wrtitten during the Dawn Meditation) Aiwaz! Confirm my troth with thee! my will inspire With secret sperm of […]

The Wizard Way

[Dedicated to General J. C. F. Fuller] Velvet soft the night-star glowed Over the untrodden road, Through the giant glades […]

The Buddhist

There never was a face as fair as yours, A heart as true, a love as pure and keen. These […]

The Twins

[Dedicated to Austin Osman Spare] Have pity! show no pity! Those eyes that send such shivers Into my brain and […]

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