Alice Vedral Rivera
Alice Vedral Rivera aka AVR is a poet, writer, lyricist, spoken word artiste and fledgling amateur photo artist. Ms. Rivera is a Czech-American who speaks, reads and writes Czech fluently even though she was born in a refugee camp in Germany and grew up in the Chicago area. As a child, she read anything she could get her hands on. She loves words – “the way they look, the way they sound, the way they feel in your mouth as they roll around your tongue”.
Three of her poems were published in the inaugural issue of The Poemhunter Anthology in 2005 and her poem, Mother of Cities (the first of her on-going Prague collection of poems) , was published in ‘Prague Tales’ in 2007. Her ... more »
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Alice Vedral Rivera Poems
! Poets' Sinkhole of Sewage (Social Comm...
Excrement of Arrogant, haughty Contaminated Minds filled with filthy
! Insane Asylum (PH Forum Commentary)
Forum madness punctuated by vile assaults alternating with
! Struck by the Oner (PH Rating Commenta...
There are those Who complain When struck by The Oner
! DESECRATED POEMS/FLOATING HYPERLINK IN...
In 2009, hyperlinks started showing up within the body of the poem. This was my protest against it. Hyperlinks that move from one word to a different word when you revisit the poem.
! Forum Personas (PH Forum Commentary)
Beware the multiple personalities that lie in shadows ready to pounce
! Aporetic Relationship (Social Commenta...
Timorous aphoristic Indented disconnections Abridged abbreviated
! Demented Inspiration (Social Commentar...
Periodic lapses into Vitriolic hiatuses From reason and civility
! PH Forum Decorum (Social/Political Com...
Inception of discussion Smart, insightful, clever Starched, unyielding Opposing polarities
! Accursed Vision (Social Commentary)
scene - dark, bleak, dank a dimension of dementia penultimate humanity corners littered exclusive of
! Exoteric Descent into Iniquity (Social...
Good manners and common sense Are trashed as ineffective Measures of controlled control
! ALIVE IN WONDERLAND (Social Commentary...
Going down the rabbit hole Ravages one's eternal soul Shrinking it down very small Blowing it up nine feet tall
! ARTIFICE (Social Commentary)
The searing heat Of the illusion Belies the coldness
! Givers of Fives (PH Rating Commentary)
The mystery of An anomaly Who are these Anonymous
# Tvoje odstíny v modrém
Modrá přelévá se přese mě Ten modrý stesk po tobě promítne se do mého srdce A zanechává modro-černé jizvy
Comments about Alice Vedral Rivera
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! Poets' Sinkhole of Sewage (Social Commentary)
Minds filled with filthy
Skulk in camouflaged
Seeking sympathy for
License of deceit
Is not indulgence
We lose our liberty
And our own humanity