RIC S. BASTASA


It Was Too Long Ago - Poem by RIC S. BASTASA

25 years must still be
hurting, a wound that could have healed
but she insists on its pain,
i want to forget
but she must have planted
a bamboo on that
brook of brine,
not too salty, but
mostly a bitter
blindness about that love
that never
fulfilled itself,
this morning i have something
to say
but she closed the door
and she
is crying still, despite
those 25 years.

how can i free
myself from this
cell of
guilt?


Comments about It Was Too Long Ago by RIC S. BASTASA

  • Amy Marie (2/11/2010 2:23:00 PM)


    I like how you compare guilt to a cell ;) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 11, 2010



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