The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.23.18

by on June 24, 2018 :: 0 comments

“I love art, and it plays a huge role in my life. It’s definitely one of my greatest joys..” Jandy Nelson ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “I am the lamb” (above) by featured artist Elvin Armando To see more of Elvin’s macabre canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last …

The Best of Mad Swirl : v2017

by on June 22, 2018 :: 2 comments

Get you your very own copy of “The Best of Mad Swirl : v2017” right HERE! The Best of Mad Swirl : v2017 is an anthology featuring 52 poets, 12 short fiction writers, and four artists whose works were presented on MadSwirl.com throughout 2017. We editors reviewed the entire year’s output to ensure this collection is truly “the best of Mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.16.18

by on June 17, 2018 :: 0 comments

“He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.” M. C. Escher ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Metamorphosis” (above) by featured artist Elvin Armando To see more of Elvin’s macabre canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we doctored away a night …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.09.18

by on June 10, 2018 :: 0 comments

“I hope to live all my life for my art…” Gustave Courbet ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “I’m Her Only Witness” (above) by featured artist Elvin Armando To see more of Elvin’s macabre canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we gained appreciation …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 06.06.18

by on June 7, 2018 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of June (aka 06.06.18) Mad Swirl​ hosted our 3rd Annual Dr. Googily-Eyes Healing Circus & Mad Swirlin’ Medicine Show where a whole lotta YES’es were incited and the NO’s crashed hard! HUGE YES’es to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirled us up a mighty fine night! Here’s a shout out to …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.02.18

by on June 3, 2018 :: 0 comments

“Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness” Allen Ginsberg ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Georgie” (above) by featured artist Elvin Armando To see more of Elvin’s macabre canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we recalled a time at a five-and-dime; we …