RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

1. Fiesta De La Vida 12/8/2007
2. Esotericism 2/24/2008
3. Fidelity 2/28/2008
4. Fiction 3/4/2008
5. Epistle 3/14/2008
6. Easter Scene 3/23/2008
7. About The Moon 3/31/2008
8. Curl 3/31/2008
9. When She Says Goodbye 3/31/2008
10. And Then We Shall Write The Truth 3/31/2008
11. A Simple Life 3/31/2008
12. I Will Be Speaking To You In My Own Voice 4/1/2008
13. 12 Midnight 4/1/2008
14. I Will Always Be Writing About You 4/1/2008
15. What Is Right Can Sometimes Be Wrong 4/1/2008
16. In A Crowd, In A Sea Of People 4/1/2008
17. The Veil That Covered Her Face 4/1/2008
18. I Will Always Be Here 4/1/2008
19. You Have Nowhere To Go 4/1/2008
20. Just A Piece 4/1/2008
21. Passion Of A Man 4/1/2008
22. A Dance In The Dark 4/1/2008
23. Seeing You Makes My Heart Burn And I Stop The World Revolving 4/1/2008
24. Knot 4/1/2008
25. Some Questions For You 4/1/2008
26. Poets On Poetry: A Collage 4/1/2008
27. What Will You Do With Pain? 4/1/2008
28. Victoria, You Lose This Time 4/1/2008
29. Uncle John 4/1/2008
30. Little Green Turtle 4/1/2008
31. The Dressed Chicken 4/1/2008
32. Some Spaces Some Silences 4/1/2008
33. Song In B Flat By Christina Calcatelli 4/1/2008
34. Yann Tersen 4/1/2008
35. And The Child Draws A World 4/1/2008
36. The Ritual Of Morning 4/1/2008
37. Luck 4/1/2008
38. Rise Up Lazarus 4/1/2008
39. Stained And Even 4/1/2008
40. Myself With You. 4/1/2008
Best Poem of RIC S. BASTASA

' The Last Dance Of Your Life '

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you don't really have to mind
death
what power do you have for it

when it comes
it comes
none can prevent it
from sitting beside you

the doctors are honest
and sometimes
too stupid to give you a promise
for another extension of
life

a hope that poisons the mind instead
and makes
our recent stand rigid and
unreasonable

for those who have seen the light
on one hand
sees death as
a welcome experience
in fact a festivity
another coming experience
another full moon
at the bay

another ...

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Feeling Lousy

Feeling lousy is seeing this lady laughing
She does her thing with confidence like she
Knows everything; what to do with this
Matter called
Everything,
She knows her place and claims it as hers,
She tells you, you are never like her doing so well
In fame,
Glory, and

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