Johanna Faust, a mixed race Jew, prefers to publish pseudonymously, despite, or because of, an array of academic, musical, literary, mathematical, and ceremonial achievements. She is committed: to preventing war, ecological disaster, and nuclear apocalypse; to keeping information available and free; and to not only fighting for personal privacy, but, by representing herself as a soldier in that fight, to inspiring others. All these efforts find representation on her blog "ah, Mephistophelis," so named after the last line of Chirstopher Marlowe's in his famous Dr. Faustus, which, as some would have it, successfully flouted the censor for a time. A female Faust, she is a poet, always.

A Poetic Interlude Of Surprising Relevance | By A Female Faust


A revision of last month's poem in Let's Do And Say We Did, where this Faust's verse is slowly being archived.  If you visit, tell me of which you are more fond.

This one is glossed, by popular request; I hope the notes do not interfere with the experience.


if it does not display properly (and prettily) view it here.

Be seeing you.

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