RIC S. BASTASA


This Poem Assures You That.... - Poem by RIC S. BASTASA

this POEM is not
a product of a philosophical quibbling
not a part of guidance
and counseling like what sometimes
nagging mothers do
not a scolding like what fathers do
to their sons who are feeling lost
and unwanted
this poem shall not ask you to confess
your sins
like what religions do
calling for this and that
for absolution and deliverance
or purification
neither will this poem be a doctor
giving you the cure
for whatever sickness you have
this poem when you read it
till the last simply assures you
that you are not alone

when you read even if you do not try to understand
there is this comfort
that in our loneliness we are never alone

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  • (12/10/2009 4:14:00 PM)


    Smart poem. I kept reading because I wanted to find out what the poem was going to tell me. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 10, 2009



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