The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.27.21

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“If you believe you’re a poet, then you’re saved.” Gregory Corso ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Lockjaw – Charles J. March III It’s rare these days to find art that is truly unique in its’ execution – that’s no insult to artists but more an acknowledgement to the limits we’re faced when it comes to creating something brand new. That’s what …

New Featured Artist : Charles March III

by March 26, 2021 0 comments

Lockjaw ~ Charles March III It’s rare these days to find art that is truly unique in its’ execution – that’s no insult to artists but more an acknowledgement to the limits we’re faced when it comes to creating something brand new. That’s what excited us the most about Charles March and his curious collage collection (aptly titled ‘Rorschach Scratch Out’) – we’ve never seen …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 04.07.21

by March 26, 2021 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of April (aka 04.07.21) when we’ll once again be doin’ the open mic voodoo that we do do virtually via Facebook LIVE!! Starting at 7:30pm (CST), join hosts Johnny O & MH Clay, along with musical mad grooves from Swirve (with special musical guest guitarist Neil Coburn) as we kick off these open mic’n Mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.20.21

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“Reality is always extraordinary.” Mary Ellen Mark ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Friendship – Chris Zimmerly With this one we close out Zim’s feature run in our Gallery. But don’t fret, we got another great feature lined up! Stay tuned… To see all of Zim’s Mad photographic visions, as well as our other former featured artists (over 50 in total), take …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.13.21

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“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.” Jack Kerouac ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Dallas Strange #7 – Chris Zimmerly To see all of Zim’s Mad photographic visions, as well as our other former featured artists (over 50 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.06.21

by March 7, 2021 0 comments

“The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.” Michelangelo ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Terpsichore – Chris Zimmerly To see all of Zim’s Mad photographic visions, as well as our other former featured artists (over 50 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past week on Mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : v2020

by March 5, 2021 0 comments

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! The Best of Mad Swirl : v2020 is available right HERE! The Best of Mad Swirl : v2020 is a 109-page anthology featuring 52 poets, 12 short fiction writers, and four artists from five continents (Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, & North America); 12 countries (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Israel, Nigeria, Pakistan, Romania, Syria, UK, …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 03.03.21

by March 4, 2021 0 comments

If you tuned in to Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday (aka 03.03.21), you witnessed live performances from a few of the poets & writers featured in The Best of Mad Swirl v:2020 anthology! And since we couldn’t get together in person to birth this printed creative love-child, we did the next best thing… FACEBOOK LIVE! Here’s a …