RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

4001. Defense Mechanism 3/3/2009
4002. That Feeling Of Self-Importance 3/3/2009
4003. Tease 3/3/2009
4004. Desire Me Not 3/3/2009
4005. Her Poem Reconstructed 3/3/2009
4006. If You Are My Food Spread On The Table 3/3/2009
4007. Loser 3/4/2009
4008. Deep In The Middle Of The Night And Beyond 3/4/2009
4009. The Thing In Itself 3/4/2009
4010. 5: 28 In The Morning 3/4/2009
4011. Always Unfinished 3/4/2009
4012. Distant 3/4/2009
4013. Remembering A Poetry Teacher In High School 3/4/2009
4014. A Nipa Shack 3/4/2009
4015. After Thoughts About William 3/5/2009
4016. About A Friend Named A. K. 3/5/2009
4017. Do Not Fade Away 3/5/2009
4018. If The Moon Is A Boat And The Stars Are Fishes 3/5/2009
4019. Dream My Friend, You Must Dream 3/5/2009
4020. Kon Ako Mahimong Tore 2/25/2009
4021. Ang Gamayng Bato 2/25/2009
4022. Sa Bukid Nga Bulawan 2/25/2009
4023. Ang Dili Malimtan Ni Mama 2/25/2009
4024. A Mockery 2/27/2009
4025. Breathing 2/27/2009
4026. Not To Molest The Trees 2/27/2009
4027. On To Hongkong On To Shanghai 2/27/2009
4028. In Dakak 2/27/2009
4029. Hopefully Come Cascading 2/27/2009
4030. Back To The Usual Walk In The Rice Fields 2/27/2009
4031. Things That Slip From Our Very Hands 2/27/2009
4032. Those That Work Till Midnight 2/28/2009
4033. The Wonder Of The Tear 2/28/2009
4034. My Friend How Can You Ever Trace Me In That Labyrinth? 2/28/2009
4035. The Roosting Of The Pegions 2/28/2009
4036. Ramona Remembered 3/1/2009
4037. Replaying Mozart's Serenade #3 In G 3/1/2009
4038. Rainbow 3/5/2009
4039. Bland 3/5/2009
4040. A Wheelbarrow 3/5/2009
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 ...

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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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