“[Poets] are Conscious…” Scientistic Song

[Poets] are conscious of many historical ironies: wooden

[poets] wooden

structures are preserved by burning: garbage

structures garbage

pits survive longer than temples &

pits &

palaces, & the decay of

palaces of 

metals leads to the

metals the 

preservation of

preservation [ … ]

Youblisher: Bold Format: Open Library

New on Youblisher in Bold Format from American poet Adam Fieled: Disturb the Universe, Quiddities, The Trilogy Elegies.

Also, emended on Open Library: Nine Paintings (ABH), Over the Schuylkill.

Adam Fieled afieled@yahoo.com

Big Star’s Third/Sister Lovers on Internet Archive

Big Star’s Third/Sister Lovers is now available both to be listened to and downloaded on Internet Archive. The ’78 album features classics like “Holocaust” and “Kangaroo.” In addition the pdf I Want To White Out: A 3rd/Sister Lovers Collection, also on Internet Archive, offers a full semi-treatise of commentary by American poet Adam [ … ]

PFS Active Links from Internet Archive

These two Internet Archive pdf pages feature active links to Philly Free School texts and images:



You will find poetry, novels, paintings, photographs, graphic design and more.
Adam Fieled afieled@yahoo.com

Complete Adam Fieled/Philly Free School Link Catalogue

This pdf offers a comprehensive selection of links to Philly Free School/Adam Fieled texts and images, as preserved by the archive.today site. Cover image by David:


Adam Fieled afieled@yahoo.com

From the Aughts: New Hierarchies

This piece begins the work of historically contextualizing and placing the best work of the Philly Free School; also attempting a cultural critique of the Teens, and the Teens generalized response to PFS:


Adam Fieled afieled@yahoo.com

Race and Vine ’14: Four Narratives Set in Philadelphia

This edition of “Race and Vine: Four Narratives Set in Philadelphia” has been re-formatted and revamped. The pieces are “Feel: An Elegy For Our Times,” “Letters to Dead Masters,” “A Poet in Center City,” and Trish.” Cover image by Mary Harju:


Adam Fieled afieled@yahoo.com

E-Book (Kindle Edition) : Edgy Americana

This e-book, in a Kindle Edition thanks to Amazon, addresses the cultural significance of the 1979 Alex Chilton album “Like Flies on Sherbert,” (cover by William Eggleston) whose lyrics address issues of transgression, perversion, and the territorial kitsch of the American South as of late century XX:


Adam Fieled afieled@yahoo.com

Over the Schuylkill : Aughts Philly Complete

“Over the Schuylkill..” assembles several collections to showcase the very best art produced by Aughts Philly, the Philly Free School, and the Philadelphia Renaissance, including paintings, photographs, poetry, novels, criticism, and music:



Adam Fieled               afieled@yahoo.com

Pure Reasons : Essays/Critiques/Philadelphia

This pdf, “Pure Reasons,” continues to explore the Philadelphia Renaissance, the Philly Free School, and Aughts Philly :




Adam Fieled                      afieled@yahoo.com

Wayward as Shelley : More Aughts Philadelphia

This pdf, “Wayward as Shelley : More Aughts Philadelphia,” continues my investigation of the Philadelphia Renaissance, Aughts Philly, and the Philly Free School:



Adam Fieled                             afieled@yahoo.com 


Two New Essays in Full-Text

I have two new essays, in full-text form from archive.org to archive.is:

“Enlightened Elitism, Enlightened Classicism” discusses the sensibility with which Philadelphia (PFS) artists sought to invest their creations in the Aughts and after:


“Deep Noir” is an investigation of the potentialities of the formal-thematic aesthetic “noir” in a twenty-first century American art context:


Many Thanks,

Adam [ … ]