On [:] Possession | Anais Nin, 1940s

Kenneth Anger, Inauguration Of The Pleasure Dome, 1954. Anais Nin acted as Astarte

“I feel a little like the moon who took possession of you for a moment and then returned your soul to you. You should not love me. One ought not to love the moon. If you come too near me, I will hurt you.”

Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus / published posthumously in 1977 /
written in the 1940s as erotica for a private collector, known simply as “Collector”.

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