In the Current: An Interview with Richard Morse

As Haiti kicks off its month-long Carnival celebrations, OPOSSUM presents John B. Edgar’s interview with band leader and hotelier Richard Morse, which originally appeared in our FALL 2016 ISSUE. We’ve added video links to music by Morse’s pioneering voodoo singer/dance/folklorist mother, Morse’s new wave band, The Groceries, and his current mizik rasin band RAM. We […]

The White Albums

Today is the 48th anniversary of the release of The Beatles, better known as the White Album. To celebrate, here’s an outtake from the tumultuous recording sessions for that album, capturing “Revolution” as well as bits that would become “Revolution 9” before the mitosis of those two songs was complete. Note: it sounds better if […]

Two-Voiced Flute, a Poem by Uche Ogbuji

OPOSSUM contributor Uche Ogbuji was born in Calabar, Nigeria, lived in Egypt, England and elsewhere before settling near Boulder, Colorado. His poetry is published worldwide, and his chapbook, Ndewo, Colorado won Colorado Book and Westword awards. He is featured in the Best New African Poets 2015 anthology. Uche’s work roots in Igbo sensibility, but weaves […]

OPOSSUM DEBUT!

Opossum Magazine is on its way! Our beautiful (if we may say so ourselves) first issue is in the print pipeline and will be in our hands in time for our debut reading, 6 PM, November 4 at Portland’s Tender Loving Empire. The reading is part  of the Lit Crawl which is happening on the […]