RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

5641. She Brought Them All Kindly To Her Grave 7/25/2012
5642. The Silence Between Us, You Read A Book, I Face The Monitor 7/25/2012
5643. As Though You Have Known It Forever 7/25/2012
5644. The Man Under The Sunshine At 9 O'Clock In The Morning 7/23/2012
5645. Its Head Trying To Bite Its Own Tail Tasting Its Own Blood 7/25/2012
5646. My Corazon 7/25/2012
5647. What We Have Not Yet Understood Because It Still Not Within Our Power 7/25/2012
5648. I Am Human...... 7/8/2012
5649. Who Can Take This Longing? 7/8/2012
5650. The Story Of The Sharp Tongue 7/8/2012
5651. Notes From Sergs.... 7/19/2012
5652. Into The Tunnel Of Fantasy 7/19/2012
5653. A Bright And Happy Day For Me 7/19/2012
5654. The Little Boy In My Hometown 7/19/2012
5655. The Moon And Us 7/19/2012
5656. When Love Ends 7/19/2012
5657. You Underestimate Pain And Its Thresholds 7/27/2012
5658. A Pebble As Concise As It Is Small And Round Inside Your Palm 7/27/2012
5659. A Stone To Hit Your Forehead 7/27/2012
5660. Self-Defense From Love's Twisted Shape 7/27/2012
5661. Ciphers Of Love Unrequited Because I Am Taken And You Are Already Taken Too 7/27/2012
5662. Renewed Self After Being Broken By Love's Illusion 7/27/2012
5663. The Envy Of Friends 7/29/2012
5664. The Writer In Me 7/29/2012
5665. The Silence Of The Beauty Of The Flowers In The Middle Of The Storm 7/29/2012
5666. Stinking Fool In The Pool 7/29/2012
5667. The Bad, The Worse And The Worst 7/29/2012
5668. To My Muse 7/29/2012
5669. A New Flair 7/30/2012
5670. Previous Worms 7/30/2012
5671. The Period In Your Long Sentence 7/31/2012
5672. A Discovery 7/30/2012
5673. Overrating 7/30/2012
5674. To Change Or Not To Change That Is No Longer The Question For Me 7/31/2012
5675. When I Begin To Read Poetry 7/31/2012
5676. The Best Beginning 7/31/2012
5677. In Praise Of Thee 7/31/2012
5678. A Primera Luz 7/21/2012
5679. Like A River In The Sky 7/31/2012
5680. Views From Here.... 8/2/2012
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 '

Finally

just like anything that you did in the past
you started like
a
gasoline spilled
on the cemented road
and a matchstick lighted
it and the fire ran
like a will o'wisp
but as usual it was

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