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  • nuit

    nuit

    Taken: Dec. 6, 2006, 1:50 p.m.

    Uploaded: July 20, 2005, 7:03 p.m.

    I,14:

    Above, the gemmèd azure is
      The naked splendour of Nuit;
    She bends in ecstasy to kiss
      The secret ardours of Hadit.
    The wingèd globe,the starry blue,
      Are mine, O Ankh-af-na-khonsu!
    

    I,22: Now, therefore, I am known to ye by my name Nuit, and to him by a secret name which I will give him when at last he knoweth me. Since I am Infinite Space, and the Infinite Stars thereof, do ye also thus. Bind nothing! Let there be no difference made among you between any one thing & any other thing; for thereby there cometh hurt.

    I,26: Then saith the prophet and slave of the beauteous one: Who am I, and what shall be the sign? So she answered him, bending down, a lambent flame of blue, all-touching, all penetrant, her lovely hands upon the black earth, & her lithe body arched for love, and her soft feet not hurting the little flowers: Thou knowest! And the sign shall be my ecstasy, the consciousness of the continuity of existence, the omnipresence of my body.

    I,27: Then the priest answered & said unto the Queen of Space, kissing her lovely brows, and the dew of her light bathing his whole body in a sweet-smelling perfume of sweat: O Nuit, continuous one of Heaven, let it be ever thus; that men speak not of Thee as One but as None; and let them speak not of thee at all, since thou art continuous!

    • Liber AL vel Legis

    oil on canvasboard. 11x14 inches. 2003.

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