RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

4841. Our Ever Thirsting Ignorance.... 3/4/2012
4842. I Was, Once, Too Beautiful.... 3/4/2012
4843. Resort To Sleep.... 3/4/2012
4844. Dear God..... 3/4/2012
4845. A Man Of Few Words 3/4/2012
4846. Deja Vu With A Strange Landscape 3/4/2012
4847. A Reflection For This Morning 3/4/2012
4848. If You Could Only See.... 3/5/2012
4849. A Red Rose Plucked From Its Stem 3/5/2012
4850. We, Here, Together 3/5/2012
4851. That Thing That Happened And It Was So Beautiful 3/5/2012
4852. To A Long Suffering Self.... 3/6/2012
4853. Poetic Existence 3/6/2012
4854. On The Verge Of Forgetting 3/6/2012
4855. Another Imagined Betrayal 3/5/2012
4856. For I Am The Coldest Spot Of This Earth 3/6/2012
4857. Us, In Our Own Visions Of Cowardice 3/6/2012
4858. University Woes Circa 80 3/6/2012
4859. A Little Kind Of Depression.... 3/6/2012
4860. To A Long Lost Relative Somewhere In Kota Kinabalu 3/6/2012
4861. Nice View From Here... 3/6/2012
4862. Learning To Love The Noise And All That Stuff... 3/6/2012
4863. A New Awareness This Time...To A User 3/6/2012
4864. A View From Here (Part 2) 3/7/2012
4865. A Neither/Nor Situation 3/7/2012
4866. Pepe 3/6/2012
4867. Letting The Youth Be 3/7/2012
4868. Even Without You 3/7/2012
4869. A Revelation From A 4o Year Old Student 3/7/2012
4870. Drinking Gasoline Near The Burning Fire 3/7/2012
4871. The Clean And Dirty Side Of Our Lives 3/7/2012
4872. At Home With My Writing 3/6/2012
4873. Each Poem That You Are Reading 3/6/2012
4874. Enough Of Words And Thoughts 3/7/2012
4875. Inventing You Inside Myself.... 3/7/2012
4876. The Wish To Be Wrong.... 3/7/2012
4877. A Lost Bird Hovering In The Middle Of Your Valley 3/7/2012
4878. Into Another Nowhere.... 3/7/2012
4879. Watching Love Dies In Selfishness... 3/7/2012
4880. A Challenge In The Dark 3/7/2012
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 '

The Nth Time....

the slim woman
is licking the ice cream
cone
as though it is the only
ice cream cone in her
whole lifetime

the ice cream vendor who
had been watching her
is urinating for the nth time

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