Swept

Even Though Even So

        Each night A human could, They’d look up Into the bright night sky And view the stars Even though Many could see They existed much Like...


The Summer: Swept Away

With a summer hiatus, Swept Media is back and ready for action, bringing you some great local literature, photography, and some interesting stories of Canadian arts and culture. We hope...


Seven-Arm Octopus Love

Seven-Arm Octopus Love   The Seven-Arm Octopus or Haliphron atlanticus is one of the world’s largest species of octopus.  This mysterious giant of the deep possesses a hidden eighth arm. ...


Rendezvous with madness

  Since 1993, the annual Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival (RMF) has been expanding the minds of Torontonians and shedding light on the discussion of mental illness and addiction. Films...


Photo Essay from Chloe Mighton

© – Chloe Mighton 2014...


Horizon Blues

Tonight I’ll try; I’ll board the ship Concrete feet I cannot lift Look at me from across the blues You I speak, it’s you I lose My ores are heavy,...


Anima Libra – Part III

The website bothered the hell out of me, not just due to the content, but something felt off about the pictures themselves.  They looked way too perfect, almost manufactured.  The...


Glad You Voted?

If you were at home staying tuned to last week’s election on CBC you may have received what sounded in my opinion to be the beginnings of another tumultuous season in office...


Theatre Arcturus Brewing Up Something ‘Weird’

Lindsay Bellaire, and Phillip Psutka, the creative couple heading up Theatre Arcturus, have conjured up a new take on Shakespeare’s three iconic witches in their upcoming production of ‘Weird’. “Weird is...


Good Lord

Made ever in the image of the divine indeed? Made ever in the image of God? Good lord what do these underlings concede; humanity’s personally created fraud? Indeed the divinity...


Club Rules

  A Flannel shirt revolution politely asks the sun to shine. The Moon drowns in the ocean of consensus, So this discord is a tsunami of independence. Directionless antagonism is...


Not throwing in the towel yet…

It was roughly two years ago when Swept went from being an idea to being an actual publication. When it all started, we had a bustling team of primarily literature...


New Photography from Chloe Mighton

© – Chloe Mighton 2014  ...


MAUD GONNE

  “Because you make beautiful poetry out of what you call your Unhappiness and are” They say blue eyes aren’t really blue. They say the color scatters like Blind atoms...


Anima Libera – Part II

  I do my best to open the front door with a degree of stealth, not wishing to disturb my ersatz landlord from his daily routine of playing online games...


The atavist

  I lived once in a room that was in a house that was in a snow globe my little schneekugel—   Each pale pink shutter glistened with sunrise each...


The Century Tree

  They say that home isn’t a place – home is people. And perhaps they’re right, at that. Few places seem homey without the benediction of familiar faces and voices....


Felicia Simion PhotoArt Feature

Click here to view more of Felicia’s work or to contact her.  ...


Some Philosophy

what is life, what is love, I’ve turned off the lights in my mind, and for what cost? To submit my self in truth, and lie upon my suffering.. as...


The Spiraling – a comic by Colton Gilson

Colton’s latest comic with us! They just keep getting better....