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
! Exoteric Descent into Iniquity (Social...
Good manners and common sense Are trashed as ineffective Measures of controlled control
! Infamous Disgrace (PH Advertising Comm...
Poemhunter Overrun by Advertising Self-promotion
! 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
! PH Forum Decorum (Social/Political Com...
Inception of discussion Smart, insightful, clever Starched, unyielding Opposing polarities
! Gullible Traveler (Social/Political Co...
Traversing Desolate Territory
Mé slzy jsou skryté v kapkách mokré rosy třpytící se skrz osamělost
! Call to Insurgency (Social/Political C...
Intolerance towards those who spout Self-righteous pontification Provocative social ineptitude
! Fire In The Hole (Social Commentary)
Masked arsonists playing With pyrotechnics Misconstrued Interpretation
! Forum Personas (PH Forum Commentary)
Beware the multiple personalities that lie in shadows ready to pounce
! Demented Inspiration (Social Commentar...
Periodic lapses into Vitriolic hiatuses From reason and civility
! Accursed Vision (Social Commentary)
scene - dark, bleak, dank a dimension of dementia penultimate humanity corners littered exclusive of
! ARTIFICE (Social Commentary)
The searing heat Of the illusion Belies the coldness
Comments about Alice Vedral Rivera
(4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
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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