RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

5801. The Black Rose 11/19/2009
5802. A New Beginning 11/21/2009
5803. Miserable People 11/21/2009
5804. Those Unsaid And Untouched By My Lips 11/21/2009
5805. The Dusts Of Summer 11/22/2009
5806. The Mists Of The Mountain 11/22/2009
5807. Go, Go, Gone 11/22/2009
5808. For Tem On His Last Day 11/22/2009
5809. Something Alive Inside 11/24/2009
5810. The First Wave 11/24/2009
5811. Regarding The Massacre 11/24/2009
5812. The Silence Of The Skies 11/29/2009
5813. Desire 11/29/2009
5814. The Wedge 11/29/2009
5815. To Write About The Tree 11/29/2009
5816. A Body In An Island Of Light 11/29/2009
5817. The Magic 11/29/2009
5818. His Youngest 11/29/2009
5819. An Advice To A Friend 11/30/2009
5820. Showcase 11/30/2009
5821. For Fear Of Losing The Poetic Side 11/30/2009
5822. Each Piece Of Ampatuan 11/30/2009
5823. The Irony Of My Society 11/30/2009
5824. What Did You Say? 11/30/2009
5825. Their Marriage: Phase 2 12/1/2009
5826. The Yellow Love Bird 12/4/2009
5827. Going Back 12/4/2009
5828. I Stopped In The Green Rice Field 12/4/2009
5829. I Think, I Know Myself 12/4/2009
5830. There Is No Stopping 12/4/2009
5831. Remedial Law Prof 12/4/2009
5832. They Tell Us About The Triumph Of Light 12/4/2009
5833. When You Ask Whether I Am Okay 12/4/2009
5834. Imagine (2) 12/4/2009
5835. Make The Most Of Midlife 12/4/2009
5836. What God 12/5/2009
5837. A Depressed Friend 12/5/2009
5838. Sometimes We Allow It 12/6/2009
5839. Opening Up 12/6/2009
5840. It Is Hard To Be Visible 12/6/2009
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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