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RIC S. BASTASA


for c.J.


I like stars
how beautiful are they
hanging on the
heavens

i wish i have their
brilliance

i see the most beautiful star
one night
falling to the ground
where i stand
as i am just one of those
ordinary men

i am sometimes uncertain of
what to say

i am a step now higher
to my little stair of
happiness


stars fall sometimes
but always for a reason

now, another star becomes like us
we are inspired by reason

stars always fall out
for a reason and we learn

to tiptoe on the paths
where weeds begin to wilt.

Submitted: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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