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from Adam Fieled's Revolver:

I Want to Tell You

There are systems & systems
& this one doesn’t work for
me, though you do, which is
why I urge you, dump this
system, it’s only there to hang
you from a flagpole & make
you wave & give you a wedgie &
then you’ll have to write the
same poem a thousand times,

& see the way they posture &
pull each other down &a
Published 2008

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Nov 22, 2008 Peter added it
I was disappointed with "Revolver" by Fieled, after having read "Rubber Soul" which I thought was smart. Clearly as a writer he is a one trick pony. Nothing new here. Sadly, like many young poets who seem unable to develop a personal, unique style in their writing, Fieled's work seems out-of-date by some 30 years. It belongs to the blank-verse poets of the 1970's: Bukowski, Locklin, Glatt, Webb. Simple sentences, lacking anything, any device we could call "poetry," broken into fragments to mimic ...more
Nov 25, 2008 Rachel rated it did not like it
Don't listen to my review, I'm biased - I simply don't like poetry that has no heart.
Nov 23, 2008 Allyson rated it it was ok
Shelves: poetry, e-chaps
I decided to take a look at this e-chap after seeing it crop up on my friends feed. The poems were pretty forgettable, unfortunately. I was distracted by the use of "W" as a placeholder for "with" (seemed too much like text message shorthand) and the nonsensical line breaks.
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i look for depth, perceive none. but good day sunshine made be laugh.
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Adam Fieled is a poet based in Philadelphia. He has released three print books: "Opera Bufa" (Otoliths, 2007), "When You Bit..." (Otoliths, 2008), and "Chimes" (Blazevox, 2009), as well as numerous chaps, e-chaps, and e-books, including "Posit" (Dusie Press, 2007), "Beams" (Blazevox, 2007), and "The White Album" (ungovernable press, 2009). He has work in journals like Tears in the Fence, Great Wor ...more
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