RIC BASTASA


This Is My Life - Poem by RIC BASTASA

Life defines in Metabolism,
In reproduction,
we make our miniature selves,
our look alike
In the power of adaptation,
like what is in now,
What is fashionable,
how I blend with all of you
How I mimic you,
how I become a clown to you,

Life in being nice
This is my life A short and a merry one
This my life In the middle of my own life
To life,
a life,
in the hope of discovering the meaning of my life,
My speech my poetry
Come to life with me
To the life,
for the life of one like me,
Not taking this life in my own hands,
Never,
never,
To life,
this is life
As big as life
as large as life is large
In resiliency,
in elasticity
Animations, cartooning, animate,
I vivify
I vilify
I quicken
I liken
The life force in my life’s functions
Drawn from life
to life drawn
Dream to life a life full of dreams
This liveliness, this sparkle
This effervescence of life,
this bubbling life like wine
This sprightliness like soft
Drink like energy drinks
This verve,
this vigor
this vivacity
Of life to life as big as life
My life
This is my life
This me I am life
I am energy
i am in this poem trying to run
away from everything in my life,
running in life
to life and life,
because of life,
for life.


Comments about This Is My Life by RIC BASTASA

  • Chinedu Dike (6/2/2019 7:17:00 PM)

    A beautiful introspective piece of poetry, well articulated and nicely penned with clarity of thought and mind. Thanks for sharing, Ric. (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (4/28/2019 11:00:00 AM)

    Dream to life a life full of dreams
    This liveliness, this sparkle
    This effervescence of life, .....touching expression. Beautiful poem on life has been astutely delineated. Thank you dear RIC for sharing this gem with us.
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  • Akhtar Jawad (4/21/2018 8:36:00 AM)

    Dream to life a life full of dreams
    Great line, I loved it. A beautiful poem!
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  • Jez Brul (1/19/2018 7:38:00 PM)

    Thanks for sharing.... (Report)Reply

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  • (4/3/2010 12:22:00 PM)

    I very much liked this. It felt good, and flowed well. Thanks for sharing it. I will read in again. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 13, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 4, 2009


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