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Is a book all of you should read just to be entertained, to be moved to tears or just to pass time.

But I don’t know whether Hesse could have just title it Muoth. 282 more words


angels all around ~ a poem

angels are swarming
angels from the past
they talk to me in code
and I somehow understand

this one mentioned
the boatman from siddhartha
and the beauty of his struggle… 97 more words


BOOK REVIEW: The Journey to the East by Hermann Hesse

The Journey to the East by Hermann Hesse
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon page

This lesser-known Hesse work adopts a theme common throughout the author’s books in that it’s philosophical man-versus-himself fiction. 233 more words



  • As a child, preteen and teenager I already read like crazy. SILKE

Max Frisch

For a very long time Max Frisch was my very favorite German language… 134 more words


Demian and Dachau

Eastside Gallery of former Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany

I believe that there is a light and a dark side to every soul. We are all capable of great things, great good or great harm. 1,877 more words

Book Cougars National Poetry Month Celebration

I mentioned in the last post that my Book Cougars cohost Emily and I were up to something for National Poetry Month. What we’ve done is ask a bunch of our friends to record themselves reading a favorite poem and each day in April we’ll share one of those poems over on our shiny new YouTube channel. 370 more words