RIC BASTASA


Because We Were Too Careful... - Poem by RIC BASTASA

we tiptoed
not to earn their anger
and we become
ballet dancers
much to their pleasures
and we earn
the big clap
those civilized
ovation and
warm public
applause
yet look at us now
old fools
never been really happy
even for
just once.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 6, 2010



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