New articles coming soon.
Subscribe to received sneak peeks, extra content and new issues.

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

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

O “Moos” business cards

O Muse! has new business cards. ...

O Muse! 06: Ukraine Edition 2022

Oleksandra Green • Svitlana Baranivska • Oksana Fogg • Beth Patterson • Okean Elzy • Sacha Suarez • Children of Ukraine ...

Mom, I see war

“Mom, I see war” was created to show the world how Ukrainian children are experiencing Russia’s attack on their country. ...

Lullaby Behind the Lines

Sleep, sleep, my baby dear. Don’t cry, or they’ll know that we’re hiding down here. And when it is safe, we will hurry for the plane, and you’ll never remember the war ... Lyrics by Beth Waggoner Patterson. ...

The End and the Beginning

Anyone who has experienced war, or even a natural disaster, knows it doesn’t end when the bombs stop falling or the rain stops or the wind stops blowing. That is the message of poet Wislawa Szymborska. ...

Not Your War

Ukrainian mega rock band Okean Elzy’s 2015 song “Not Your War” is taking on new meaning as Russia invades Ukraine yet again ...

Inspired by Picasso’s Guernica

Sacha Suarez expresses her feelings from the news in Ukraine. ...

Sunflowers

Oksana Fogg is a Ukrainian artist who lives in New Orleans. She is auctioning her paintings to raise money for Ukrainian families affected by the war. ...

Love our Ukraine

Vladimir Sosyura's poem expresses Ukrainian’s love for their Motherland and helps others understand the “true Ukrainian soul.”

...

Ukrainian Embroidery

18th-century Ukrainian embroidered fragment of shirts. ...

“Zapovit” and “I care not if it’s in Ukraine”

Taras Shevchenko's poem “Zapovit” is well known in Ukraine. And Jack Palance reads "I Care Not". ...

Ukrainian National Anthem

Ukraine’s freedom has not yet perished, nor has her glory. ...

My Heart You Cannot Take By Force – Part 2

Oleksandra Green is an illustrator who lives in Lviv, Ukraine. She is posting powerful messages and sketches that express her anger and fear, determination and clarity about the Russian invasion of her homeland. ...

Imagine

John Lennon's timeless song of peace. ...

Traditional Ukrainian Household

A traditional Ukrainian household with many of the important items such as sunflowers and garlic. ...

The Adventures of Luna and Danzi: Episode Six

Experimenting with drugs • KINC meeting • Infiltrator • Radio show • Horse-napping • Showdown • Lord Snood! ...

O Muse! 05: Spring Equinox 2022

Picasso • Catherine Gray • Tracy Conway • Gwyndyn T. Alexander • Peter Dewolf • Beau Gray/Lexington Field • Marina Krut & The Khmelnitsky Municipal Choir • Gina Forsyth • Amzie Adams • Camille Tsai • Valérie Hadida • Missy Bowen • Luna and Danzi Episode 6 and more ...

It was one of those March days

...when the suns shines hot and the wind blows cold... ...

Northern Parula

A true harbinger of spring ...

Jellicle Cats

Jellicle Cats are white and black, ...

Bloom to Fly

sometimes i like to think everyone is a different plant,
the more diverse, the better the garden. ...

Joy

Joy shakes me like the wind that lifts a sail, Like the roistering wind ...

The Lumberjack

THE LUMBERJACK started as a song written by Beau Gray ...

Little Good Women

French artist Valérie Hadida creates bronze sculptures that feature lyrical portraits of women. ...

Wish I May

I was a child who wanted to be a star. ...

Colour of My Dreams

painted, printed and embellished with a needle felting machine and free machine stitching ...

A Perch of Birds

Twenty-four finches perched in a row. ...

Tracy L. Conway

Remembering • Solitude • Flow • Driftwood ...

One Silence Like a Clap of Thunder

Gocho was celebrated a healer and also admired as a painter and calligrapher. ...

Life

Sunflower, for Ukraine ...

Lord Have Mercy (Ukraine Version)

Gina rewrote one of her songs for Ukraine. ...

My heart you cannot take by force

I had hoped to feature the art of Ukrainian artist Oleksandra Green who is caught up in the Russian invasion of her homeland. I reached out to her through multiple channels but so far have not received a response. ...

Dove of Peace

The original Dove of Peace was designed by Pablo Picasso in 1949. ...

Before the war … we were just people.

Before the war, we were all musicians, singers, artists, dancers, and just people. ...

Seeking submissions: DEATH, REMEMBRANCE

Seeking poems, photographs, drawings, songs etc. about death and remembrance. ...

The Adventures of Luna and Danzi: Episode Five

Morning's Promise: Escape from the Dinner Theater • Camellia Grill • Revelations ...

It sifts from leaden sieves

It sifts from leaden sieves, It powders all the wood, ...

Winter Branches

The stripped tree-boughs comfort me, drawn clear against the sky ... ...

ukkaruti

calved from its mother ...

November Beach

Winter is a great time to go the beach. ...

The Neutral Ground

documents New Orleans’ fight over monuments ...

Wild Man Wyman

a short story that touches on New Orleans’ festering tensions with the Robert E. Lee statue, the roiling emotions connected to it and the power of symbols ...

Pandora’s Box

She opened the box and evil flew out and Ravaged Mankind. All that remained was Hope, a beautiful dragonfly ... ...

Marley Maeve Surfboard Mosaics

Stained glass mosaics gives new life to old, damaged surf boards. ...

icicles

race the morning sun ... Haiga ...

Amziecaster

What do you get when you add kid red to Amzie Adams? Amziecaster! ...

Musicians showcase other talents in new digital magazine

Winter Solstice marks the fourth issue of O Muse!, an art, literature and music publication that celebrates, supports, and promotes the diversity of creatives. ...

I think the weather mourned you too

In memory of Eleanor Ruth Wagner 1941-2021 ...

Dancing with David

She wanted to be a college girl again... ...

Blue Winter

Winter uses all the blues there are ... ...

Synesthesia

the sound of a cello is always a full, blood red, a flute sounds thin and silver blue ... ...

O Muse! 04: Winter Solstice 2021

Tracey Roberts • Shannon Barletta • Susan Richards • kid red + Amzie Adams • Dan Simpson • Diana Thornton • Joe Barbara • CJ Hunt • Eleanor Wagner • Turin Burdick • Beth W. Patterson/Morgan Wagner ...

The Adventures of Luna and Danzi: Episode Four

But the Shadows Danced Too Much for Me to See: Neutral Ground Coffeehouse • Mollusks • New Clothes • Piercings • Crescent City Dinner Theater ...

The Gate

...it’s always been about the light... ...

Music is our Magic

Image of Doreen Ketchens, the “Clarinet Queen” of New Orleans. ...

SAM PRICE & THE TRUE BELIEVERS

SAM PRICE & THE TRUE BELIEVERS is a funky roots band that is all Southern and all Louisiana in its beats and mellow soulful groove. ...

Dumpster Diving

Jimmy Anselmo finds art in the most unlikely of places - dumpsters! ...

IDA

Hurricane IDA hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2021, knocked out power, caused major flooding and wind damage, and brought the normal bustle of the French Quarter to a stop. In the aftermath, Amzie painted. ...

O Muse! 03: Autumnal Equinox 2021

Amzie Adams • Jimmy Anselmo • Dan Simpson • Wayne Smith • Beth W. Patterson/Morgan Wagner • Monica Kelly and Jamie Risbourg/Sam Price & the True Believers • Marco Bell & Monica Spain ...

The Adventures of Luna and Danzi: Episode Three

Orange Cat Staring at the Moon: New Orleans • Goats• French Quarter • Busking • Searching for P.O.R.N. ...

O Muse! 02: Summer Solstice 2021

Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes • Tricia Moszkowicz • Beth W. Patterson/Morgan Wagner • Helen Dewolf • Marcus Akinlana/Khari Allen Lee • Olga Suvorova/October Project • kid red • Jillian Louis • Johnette Downing • Diana Thornton ...

Her

I close my eyes again and imagine the swirling life around me ...

October Project featuring Chorus Austin

Russian artist Olga Suvorova's fascinating Rococo-style cover art captures the essence of the music perfectly. ...

Fortune

the mind is everythhing ...

Fiber Roots

Texture, Nature and Movement through geodes, cedar roots, yarn, and beads ...

Analog Selfie

A pre-digital photograph taken deep in the woods of Bayou Liberty, LA ...

Calliope

The most distinguished and important of the muses in Greek mythology ...

Chicago Summer

Cool fun on a hot Chicago summer day. ...

“Our Great Awakening” – Khari Allen Lee

"I approach an empty surface in the same way a jazz musician approaches a saxophone." ...

Seeking Original Album Art

Does your album use original art painted/drawn by an artist? … ...

The Adventures of Luna and Danzi: Episode Two

Savor the Light of Day: Miniature horses • Sting • first kiss • New Orleans! ...

O Muse! 01: Spring Equinox 2021

Pat Jolly, Beth W. Patterson, Morgan Wagner, Diana Thornton, Eleanor Wagner. ...

Madonna De Luz

This is a story about God giving me a photo where I captured more than I saw!! ...

Pat Jolly Photography

Abstract and creative images revealing Pat’s sense of shadow and light, patterns and motion that capture the spirit and energy of New Orleans. ...

Become a character in Beth’s story

Join Luna and Danzi on their adventure. This is a limited time offer. ...

The Adventures of Luna and Danzi: Episode One

Fanfares of Courage, Naked Aggression: lost in Texas • Earth clothing • Quest for horses • Nudists • 1st Gig • 1st friend • on the road again ...

Turtle Galaxy

Ancient spirits dwell eons tween fluid and ether in spaceships of bone, ...

Leaf Affair

You first cast your spell on me
That first winter snowfall
A fluffy mound of snow
Clung to your side
Defying gravity’s pull ...

Black and White Minimalism

This is post 3 of 6 in the series “01: … ...

No post found