The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.30.17

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“Everything starts as somebody’s daydream.” ~ Larry Niven ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “NORM” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we tippled tea in ecstasy; we shed tears for …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.23.17

by April 23, 2017 0 comments

“Caress the detail, the divine detail.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Throb & Ween” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we sojourned in suburban splendor; we indulged …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.16.17

by April 16, 2017 0 comments

“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “MOS” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we increased utterance; we made none; …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.09.17

by April 9, 2017 0 comments

“Any healthy man can go without food for two days – but not without poetry.” ~ Charles Baudelaire ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Strike!” (above) by featured artist David Ross. Our newest featured artist at Mad Swirl, David Ross, brings us a collection of complicated, chaotic works that we could probably stare at for an entire day. Some pieces have words …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.02.17

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“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.” ~ Abraham Maslow ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Scream That Binds Us” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more of Bill’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.26.17

by March 26, 2017 0 comments

“If you believe you’re a poet, then you’re saved.” ~ Gregory Corso ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Same Lost Wind Reflected in Every Dream Mirror” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more of Bill’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.19.17

by March 19, 2017 0 comments

“All art is a confession.” ~ Gaston Lachaise ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Uncontrollable Laughter of Moonlight Dancing Through the Graveyard” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more of Bill’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we suffered …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.12.17

by March 12, 2017 0 comments

“The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who… burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles.” ~ Jack Kerouac ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Wander’s Eyes Bleeding Neon” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.05.17

by March 5, 2017 0 comments

“A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us.” ~ Lucy Larcom ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Vancouver Transit (1)” (above) by featured artist Allen Forrest. To see more of Allen’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.26.17

by February 26, 2017 0 comments

“…once you get to the point where you’re actually doing things for truth’s sake, then nobody can ever touch you again because you’re harmonizing with a greater power.” ~ George Harrison ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Vancouver Transit (2)” (above) by featured artist Allen Forrest. To see more of Allen’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our …