RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

3961. If It Becomes So 2/26/2009
3962. It Is Late 2/26/2009
3963. You Are Dressed 2/26/2009
3964. From A Diving Board 2/27/2009
3965. Dream Of Olwen 3/1/2009
3966. Liebestraum 3/1/2009
3967. If Love Has Touched Your Heart 3/1/2009
3968. She Is No Longer Innocent About The Ways Of The World 3/1/2009
3969. Acting 3/1/2009
3970. Remembering You 3/1/2009
3971. Regaining Freshness 3/1/2009
3972. We Start 3/2/2009
3973. Believing 3/2/2009
3974. I Send You Music Instead 3/2/2009
3975. 1: 55 A.M. 3/2/2009
3976. A Little Disturbed 3/2/2009
3977. Things Sometimes Do Not Work Out The Way You Expect Them To Be 3/2/2009
3978. To Do The Things That You Do Not Like 3/2/2009
3979. 3: 36 A.M. 3/2/2009
3980. 3: 40 A.M. 3/2/2009
3981. There Is A Need To Repair The Hands Of The Clock 3/2/2009
3982. Soshana 3/2/2009
3983. Fantasy 101 3/2/2009
3984. Just Us 3/3/2009
3985. Landscape #1 3/3/2009
3986. Landscape #2 3/3/2009
3987. Landscape #3 3/3/2009
3988. Defense Mechanism 3/3/2009
3989. That Feeling Of Self-Importance 3/3/2009
3990. Tease 3/3/2009
3991. Desire Me Not 3/3/2009
3992. Her Poem Reconstructed 3/3/2009
3993. If You Are My Food Spread On The Table 3/3/2009
3994. Loser 3/4/2009
3995. Deep In The Middle Of The Night And Beyond 3/4/2009
3996. The Thing In Itself 3/4/2009
3997. 5: 28 In The Morning 3/4/2009
3998. Always Unfinished 3/4/2009
3999. Distant 3/4/2009
4000. Remembering A Poetry Teacher In High School 3/4/2009
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 '

Feeling Lousy

Feeling lousy is seeing this lady laughing
She does her thing with confidence like she
Knows everything; what to do with this
Matter called
Everything,
She knows her place and claims it as hers,
She tells you, you are never like her doing so well
In fame,
Glory, and

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