The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.29.22

by October 30, 2022 0 comments

“Either move or be moved.“ Ezra Pound ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Breathe II” ~ Jada Yee Mad Swirl is thrilled to welcome a new artist to the Mad Gallery, Jada Yee, with some fascinating and intense collage pieces. Yees’ collages feel so personal to look at, almost like you’re taking a glimpse right into her heart & mind – the …

New Featured Artist : Jada Yee

by October 28, 2022 0 comments

Mad Swirl is thrilled to welcome a new artist to the Mad Gallery, Jada Yee, with some fascinating and intense collage pieces. Yees’ collages feel so personal to look at, almost like you’re taking a glimpse right into her heart & mind – the combined chaos and beauty that lives inside all of us if you’re willing to look deep …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.22.22

by October 23, 2022 0 comments

“The artist’s job is to be a witness to his time in history.“ Robert Rauschenberg ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Gunfighter Nation” ~ Howie Good To see all of Howie’s madly mystical 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 …

Another Mad Review: Knives on a Table

by October 21, 2022 0 comments

Knives on a Table by Pete Mladinic Better Than Starbucks Publications (August 9, 2021) Available at Lulu Here is a collection, recently released by one of our Contributing Poets, Knives on a Table by Pete Mladinic. Pete has been a Contributing Poet since November of 2020. Poems from this collection that were previously posted on Mad Swirl are “Among Women …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.15.22

by October 16, 2022 0 comments

“With freedom, flowers, books, and the moon, who could not be perfectly happy?“ Oscar Wilde ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Magdelena” ~ Howie Good To see all of Howie’s madly mystical 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 …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.08.22

by October 9, 2022 0 comments

••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Magdelena” ~ Howie Good To see all of Howie’s madly mystical 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 poked a predilection for first-world addiction; we walked no more for …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 10.05.22

by October 6, 2022 0 comments

If you joined Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of October (aka 10.05.22) 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! This month we did a soft relaunch of MH Clay’s book, ANGST. Stay tuned for more …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.01.22

by October 2, 2022 0 comments

“In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.“ Wallace Stevens ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Ballon Man’s Dream” ~ Howie Good To see all of Howie’s madly mystical 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 …