Friday, March 30, 2012

Fieled’s Conceptions

Recently, I disagreed with the Philadelphia-based poet Adam Fieled in regard to his assertion of Charles Bukowski’s supposed “lack of formal skill.” But that doesn’t mean that I don’t like Fieled’s own poetry. Lately he’s been publishing excerpts of a series called “Conceptions” in a number of online journals. Far from the grandiose or religious connotation that the title might imply, these are down and dirty narrative prose-poems. I like his poetry-poems maybe even more, but these are worth checking out:

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