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Angel or Devil?

Daily Prompt Weaving the Threads Draft a post with three parts, each unrelated to the other, but create a common thread between them by including the same item — an object, a symbol, a place — in each part. 812 more words

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Life's Labyrinthine Chaos Course

Daily Prompt Hello, Goldilocks! Write about a time you had a Goldilocks experience, exploring different choices and finally arriving at “just right.”

“No one knows that, Dude. 865 more words

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The Making of Deals

I’m still working on Mostly Hidden, but this random story popped into my head yesterday and I wrote it up pretty quickly. Hope you enjoy. 1,573 more words

A Book Review of BEYOND DEATH by Deb McEwan

What happens after we die? It’s a question that remains unanswered until we learn first-hand, but in the meantime, the unknown spawns creativity. A multitude of songs and books have been written, movies made, each with their own particular twist on the subject. 454 more words

Diana Douglas

Good or Evil? Des Lebens labyrinthisch irren Lauf

“I am part of that power which eternally wills evil and eternally works good.”

—Mephistopheles (In Faust I by Joann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Anyone who’s read my blog for any length of time knows I love Goethe. 675 more words

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MANKIND’S CONTRACT WITH MEPHISTOPHELES by Perry Mann

MANKIND’S CONTRACT WITH MEPHISTOPHELES

In the Faust legend, Faust contracts with the Mephistopheles, the Devil by another name. Faust’s consideration is his soul and the Devil’s consideration is that Faust will have youth, knowledge and magical power. 1,169 more words

March 1 - April 30: Goethe's Faust

After reading Louisa May Alcott’s A Modern Mephistopheles, I decided it was time to read Goethe’s version of the Faust legend. I read Christopher Marlowe’s version, … 520 more words

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