The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.19.16

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“All art is a confession.” ~ Gaston Lachaise ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Just You” (above) by featured artist Chuck Taylor. To view more of Chuck’s mad snaps, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we wandered far in a big car; we studied …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.12.16

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“The whole mad swirl of everything to come began then” ~ Jack Kerouac ••• The Mad Gallery ••• New Madness Hangin’ in our Gallery! “MOVING AROUND COVER” (above) by featured artist Chuck Taylor. To view more of Chuck’s mad snaps, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! If the name of our newest featured artist rings a …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.05.16

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“Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time.” ~ Frank Norris ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Startled by Unfamiliar Perfume” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To view more of Bill’s mad-nificent canvases, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 03.02.16

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Oh what a night it was in the land of Swirl’n mic Mad-ness this past 1st Wednesday! Mad Swirl featured longtime Contributing Poet Quinten Collier all the way from the Rocky Mountain HIGH state of Colorado. With the help of the interwebs, it felt like he was right there with us at The Underpass. If you were there to toke …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.27.16

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“All things must change to something new, to something strange.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Kisses Restless as Wildfire” (above) by our repeat featured artist Bill Wolak. To view more of Bill’s mad-nificent canvases, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 03.02.16

by on February 23, 2016 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve the 1st Wednesday of Marchy (aka 03.02.16) as we continue to swirl up our open mic madness at our NEW Open Mic home, The Underpass Bar! This month we feature Poet Quinten Collier all the way from the Rocky Mountain HIGH state of Colorado. A Contributing Poet to Mad Swirl since 2010, Quinten is also …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.20.16

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“The sun is gone, but I have a light.” ~ Kurt Cobain ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Open As an Amulet’s Eye” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To view more of Bill’s twisted images, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.13.16

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“Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.” ~ George Jean Nathan ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Undressing Moonlight” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. We here at Mad Swirl just can’t get enough of Bill Wolak’s symmetrical sweetness! This time around, he treats us to some splash of color and even allusions to …

Calling All Poets: Here’s A Great Opportunity!

by on February 12, 2016 :: 1 comment

For all Mad Swirl Poets Everywhere! Here’s a wonderful opportunity to visit the magical Emerald Isle and hang out with fellow poets – expenses paid. Also, you might find your submitted work published in the Festival Anthology, The Blue Max Review, 2016. Read on and submit – but, never surrender. BLACKWATER INTERNATIONAL POETRY FESTIVAL The friendliest poetry festival in the …

New Featured Artist : Bill Wolak

by on February 11, 2016 :: 0 comments

We here at Mad Swirl just can’t get enough of Bill Wolak’s symmetrical sweetness! This time around, he treats us to some splash of color and even allusions to nature – branches of trees, green leaves and flowers. I’m sure I’m not alone in saying I can look at each piece time and time again and again and feel like …