The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.14.22

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“I think all art is about control – the encounter between control and the uncontrollable.” Richard Avedon ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “On the Clock” ~ Howie Good To see all of Howie’s mad collages, as well as our other resident artists (50+ and counting!) take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past …

The Best of Mad Swirl : v2021

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EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! The Best of Mad Swirl : v2021 is available right HERE! 2021 has been yet another extraordinarily challenging year. Thru it all, Mad Swirl was there, every one of the 365 days of it. We didn’t miss a beat. Those beats are what you’ll get when you dig into 2021’s best of collection. Get …

Another Mad Review: I Garden Weeds

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I Garden Weeds by Ethan Goffman Cyberwit.net (October 25, 2021) Available at Amazon Imagine a wry resignation to the inevitability of death, time, and change. A calico moment of enlightenment when cat jumps in lap at the strike of a gong. Imagine a morbid fascination with spirals; the spinning of galaxies, hurricanes, dishwater circling the drain. Imagine finding a balance …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.07.22

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“It is the glory and good of Art / That Art remains the one way possible / Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least.” Robert Browning ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “No. 18” ~ Howie Good To see all of Howie’s mad collages, as well as our other resident artists (50+ and counting!) take a virtual stroll thru Mad …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 05.04.22

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If you joined Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.04.22) at our OC home, Barbara’s Pavillion, then you know that once again whirl’d up the Swirl and got the Mad mic opened for all you Mad ones out there! Huge GRATS to our feature guest, Dallas Poet Laureate Joaquin Zihuatanejo, for joining in on our …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.30.22

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“I have a vivid, apocalyptic imagination.” Sally Mann ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Sunset of Empire” ~ Howie Good To see all of Howie’s mad collages, as well as our other resident artists (50+ and counting!) take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we dropped our …