RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

1. Fault Is Thick Where Love Is Thin.... -new- 5/1/2016
2. The Descriptive Approach To Art... -new- 5/1/2016
3. The Old Man In Our Minds... -new- 5/1/2016
4. The Dog In My Mind.... -new- 5/1/2016
5. Guitar Music And Tweeter.... -new- 5/1/2016
6. From A To Z..... -new- 5/1/2016
7. Nothing Is Wasted Nature Is Wise.... -new- 5/1/2016
8. Before I Slip.... -new- 5/1/2016
9. To My Dearly Beloved... 3/27/2015
10. Rapid Thoughts Without Directions 3/27/2015
11. A Lofty Undertaking.... 5/27/2015
12. Just This Short.... 2/22/2016
13. Contemplation At The Beach House.... -new- 4/30/2016
14. Fluttering..... -new- 4/30/2016
15. A White Fragile Butterfly...... -new- 4/30/2016
16. And What Is The Truth Like? ....... -new- 4/30/2016
17. To Cut The Thread...... -new- 4/30/2016
18. The Serial Lover.... -new- 4/30/2016
19. Always Remember....... -new- 4/30/2016
20. I Want To Keep Love He Says 12/30/2015
21. We Shall Give It Sense... 12/30/2015
22. Meeting The New Year 12/30/2015
23. Meggie: Vain Repetition 12/30/2015
24. The Crazy Thing That Is About To Happen... 12/30/2015
25. For All These I Wait..... 12/30/2015
26. For All These I Wait (2) 12/30/2015
27. Paghandom Kang Jose Rizal 12/30/2015
28. Selfie...... 12/30/2015
29. Alerisky 12/30/2015
30. Now That The Door Is Closed... 1/3/2016
31. A Question For You.... 1/3/2016
32. What I Think During That Time... 1/3/2016
33. A Happy Poem.... 1/5/2016
34. The Follies Of This World.... 1/5/2016
35. What Are You Doing With Love? 1/6/2016
36. To A Nephew Who Wrote That He Is In A State Of Depression... 1/6/2016
37. As I Write Some Poems.... 1/6/2016
38. A Longer Poem For A Class Reunion 1/6/2016
39. Forgive Me.... 1/7/2016
40. Oxymorons For Her... 1/7/2016
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 ...

Read the full of ' The Last Dance Of Your Life '

The Rapist....

the high school
student was charged with rape
by a married woman who was
unhappy with her old husband
who is bald and
ugly but rich and landed
and tired,

she said he turned off the light

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