O Muse! 07: Summer Solstice 2022

Lunar Codex/Dr. Samuel Peralta • Frank C. Grace • Sierra Camille Kay • Sacha Suarez • Kate Rusby • Adam Bart • Johnette Downing • Nathaniel Hawthorne • Katherine Mansfield • Beth W. Patterson / Morgan Wagner

O Muse! is going to the MOON!!!!

O Muse! Magazine is going to the MOON in the Lunar Codex, a massive collection of art, books, music and more, to be sent to the moon by Samuel Peralta.

Hunter Moon

by Kate Rusby. I was imagining the moon being in love with the sun. But he can never catch her and he can never tell her.

The House of the Seven Gables (excerpt)

The moon ... like an ambitious demagogue, who hides his aspiring purpose by assuming the prevalent hue of popular sentiment... by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Photos by Frank C. Grace

Deep Blue Plunge

I find inspiration in the human spirit, nature, and everyday moments.

The oldest known star chart

This is post 7 of 16 in the series “07: Summer Solstice 2022” O Muse! 07: Summer Solstice 2022 O Muse! is going to the MOON!!!! Everything is Blue in this World Hunter Moon The House

Star Taker

The word Astrolabe translates to “Star-taker”

Did you say Puppets?

When I paint with a puppet I feel freed from the controlling part of my mind.

Voices of the Air

The little voices of the air Sound above all the sea and wind. The sea and wind do then obey And sighing, sighing double notes Of double basses, content to play

Voices of Earth

These are the voices of earth’s secret soul, Uttering the mystery from which she came. - Archibald Lampman

Hear Me While You Can

Listen, come closer. Immerse yourself now. Explore the soundscapes of nature

Singing Waters

A selection of poems from Johnette Downing’s spring 2022 release Singing Waters, A Selection of Haiku, Senryu, and Haibun


Funny, unique creatures for people who keep inner children in their hearts.