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Faust and The Devil

The Faust legend is a morality tale warning ambitious young men to reject the devil and all earthly temptations of power and desires of the flesh. 260 more words



summer breeze came lightly tonight
late I sat outside to talk to the sky
twinkle stars I wish with all my might
than said to the moon have a lovely good night ✴

Magickal Arts

Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 425) Focus

Stepping to the counter, Klara holds on to it and points out the door. The urgency in her tone is frightening and Zsofia looks at Stephen for answers, but he has no idea what happened to cause this sudden outburst. 161 more words


Day 76: Cures and Remedies: from Diarrhea to Inflammation

Here’s the second part of some traditional Appalachian cures and remedies listed in “Foxfire One”:

Take a tea of red oak bark.
Drink some blackberry juice. 1,454 more words

Folk Magic

Review: "The Same Deep Waters As You" by Brian Hodge

2 of 5 stars.

This tale elaborates on the 1936 Lovecraft novella “The Shadow Over Innsmouth” in which the federal government raided the Massachusetts seaport taking prisoners that were never heard from again. 287 more words

Book Reviews

Shadows Of Guta (Excerpt 424) You Need To Go

Stephen nearly falls over from the abnormal strength this small woman possesses as he stops his movement by grabbing the edge of the counter. Klara’s face is wet from sweat and her eyes gray and lifeless. 271 more words


No Time to Brag

Two geese were about to start southward on their annual migration, when they were entreated by a frog to take him with them. The geese expressed their willingness to do so if a means of conveyance could be devised. 139 more words

Moral Reads