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
! Exoteric Descent Into Iniquity (Social...
Good manners and common sense Are trashed as ineffective Measures of controlled control
! Poets' Sinkhole Of Sewage (Social Comm...
Excrement of Arrogant, haughty Contaminated Minds filled with filthy
! Infamous Disgrace (Ph Advertising Comm...
Poemhunter Overrun by Advertising Self-promotion
! Insane Asylum (Ph Forum Commentary)
Forum madness punctuated by vile assaults alternating with
! Fire In The Hole (Social Commentary)
Masked arsonists playing With pyrotechnics Misconstrued Interpretation
! Ph Forum Decorum (Social/Political Com...
Inception of discussion Smart, insightful, clever Starched, unyielding Opposing polarities
! Struck By The Oner (Ph Rating Commenta...
There are those Who complain When struck by The Oner
! Forum Personas (Ph Forum Commentary)
Beware the multiple personalities that lie in shadows ready to pounce
! Gullible Traveler (Social/Political Co...
Traversing Desolate Territory
! Givers Of Fives (Ph Rating Commentary)
The mystery of An anomaly Who are these Anonymous
! Call To Insurgency (Social/Political C...
Intolerance towards those who spout Self-righteous pontification Provocative social ineptitude
Mé slzy jsou skryté v kapkách mokré rosy třpytící se skrz osamělost
! Artifice (Social Commentary)
The searing heat Of the illusion Belies the coldness
! 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.
Comments about Alice Vedral Rivera
! Exoteric Descent Into Iniquity (Social/Political Commentary)
Good manners and common sense
Are trashed as ineffective
Measures of controlled control
Replaced by political
As concern or compassion
Touted as the ultimate
Non-empathic tool du jour
Belie clandestine contempt
Declining - descent into
Death of human decency