We at Six Ft. Swells Press are celebrating and invite you to celebrate with us. Out today, the new book of poetry by Madeline Levy, click the link below to purchase your copies. This is an extraordinary book of poems from and exceptionally talented poet and person and we are proud to add Madeline’s work to the Six Ft. Swells catalogue, which continues to pillage the poetry world in true After-Hours style. Don’t believe us? Read her words and see how your heart feels after…
The poems in Perfume & Cigarettes by Madeline Levy come at you like Tom
Waits driving a 1957 Cadillac onto the sleek asphalt of night, with only the
red glow of taillights sending kisses on the road to everywhere. These poems
take us places, somewhere between the proper and the profane, the dive
bars and the five-star restaurants. These are poems with wicked grins and
sharp edges that will leave a “tiny-sized cut in the back of your heart,” and
make us believe that “apple pie & cyanide” are a good idea.