Even at this moment,
sitting across from you
working on our computers
separately and silently,
I can feel it,
like the tides
reaching for the moon,
an unseen force
Tag Archives: Madeline Levy
Even at this moment,
“Todd Cirillo’s, Burning the Evidence, leaves your heart like “hail shattered windshields”. It is broken and beautiful, cynical with a hint of hope and a twist of absurdism, ugly but true. The poems hit you like a .357 Magnum. Some ask questions that others seem to answer. While some poems are almost too honest to bare. One page Todd is “just checking to make sure she’s still there and a few pages down he’s sleeping alone to the sound of tires on wet pavement and the clock”. This glorious, fragmented storyline is so perfectly threaded in highs and lows, heartaches and breaks, goodbyes and come-ons, your head will twist.”
—Madeline Levy, PERFUME & CIGARETTES
You can order Burning the Evidence and get your head twisted at:
Hey Everyone! In case you missed it or just can’t get enough, Click the soundcloud link below to listen to yesterday’s interview with Madeline Levy and Todd Cirillo. Relive the laughter, the poetry, the tears, the honest lies, the stolen words, the stories, the drama, the parrot, and the good times all over again. A superstar shout out to Dominique Espinosa McCusker, radio dj, poetry fan extraordinaire! Thanks Dominique.
Poets Madeline Levy and Todd Cirillo will be interviewed tomorrow at 5pm (Central Time) on the radio (www.whivfm.org) to promote Madeline’s new book of poems Perfume & Cigarettes from Six Ft. Swells Press. Click the link below to listen (hit ON AIR to listen live):
Also, you can order Madeline’s book below:
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.
The new book of poetry from Six Ft. Swells: Perfume & Cigarettes by Madeline Levy will be available this Friday 9/25/15 through this website and amazon.com, so start saving your pennies, collecting cans, or selling plasma to get your copy. Advanced praise for Perfume & Cigarettes:
Madeline Levy has an uncanny talent for revealing the raw and sometimes uncomfortable truths in life and love. She’s not afraid to tell us what she likes, what she wants in a relationship, and what she definitely doesn’t want, which is to become another “wordless warrior/waving a hand for the check before dessert.” We can all learn from this poet–to live boldly, sharing our light, ever cautious of the “hand/closing the lid.” –—Shawn Aveningo, Poet, Editor, Publisher, The Poetry Box®
The brand new release from Six Ft. Swells Press, Perfume & Cigarettes by Madeline Levy is coming out soon! It brings all the after-hours poetry to the barstools… here’s a teaser for you. Don’t forget to subscribe at afterhourspoetry.com and like us on Facebook/Sixftswellspress to receive up to date info on the books and random poetic missives from the crew.
Sometimes when we stand at the shore and look out to the horizon we can see the swells grow bigger and bigger, feel the trade winds shift and pick up, and we know something big is on the way. Stay tuned lovers of poetry and our press…..keep watch, batten down the hatches, put on your favorite Perfume and bum a Cigarette….the time to set sail, pillage and plunder is upon us once again. No need to hide the women and children though bring ’em along. You are all invited.