The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.24.20

by on October 25, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso why some are afraid – Patty Paine See all of Patty’s neat beat collages and trippy digital works, as well as our other former featured artists (50 in total) at Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.17.20

by on October 18, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impression which nature makes upon the eye and brain.” Childe Hassam apricity – Patty Paine See all of Patty’s neat beat collages and trippy digital works, as well as our other former featured artists (50 in total) at Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s …

Another Mad Review: Words for Things Left Unsaid

by on October 14, 2020 :: 0 comments

Words for Things Left Unsaid by Ethan Goffman Kelsay Books (March 7, 2020) Available at Amazon What stands out almost immediately about Ethan Goffman’s poetry collection Words for Things Left Unsaid, is that his poems often read like speculative fiction, asking what-if questions about reality, science, and history. In one of the opening poems, “Taxonomy of History,” Goffman writes: There …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.10.20

by on October 11, 2020 :: 0 comments

“When I cannot sing my heart, I can only speak my mind.” John Lennon apricity – Patty Paine See all of Patty’s neat beat collages and trippy digital works, as well as our other former featured artists (50 in total) at Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we honked a …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 10.07.20

by on October 8, 2020 :: 0 comments

If you tuned in to Mad Swirl Open Mic​ this past 1st Wednesday (aka 10.07.20), Mad Swirl Open Mic once again virtually whirled up the Swirl and got the Mad mic opened for all you Mad ones out there! This month we featured the works of our dearly departed Mad brother, Rob Dyer (& David Parham). The following poets shared Mad memories …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.03.20

by on October 4, 2020 :: 0 comments

“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” Gore Vidal You know how it goes – Patty Paine See all of Patty’s neat beat collages and trippy digital works, as well as our other former featured artists (50 in total) at Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week …