RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

7201. 'In The History Of Language The First Obscenity Was Silence'. 5/3/2010
7202. 'To The One Who Cannot Drink, Do Not Show Water' 5/3/2010
7203. How Wrong We Both Were About Each Other, And How Happy We Have Been. 5/3/2010
7204. Forgive My Lead, But... 5/3/2010
7205. Charles Horton Cooley 5/3/2010
7206. Katie Price: Her Advice 5/3/2010
7207. Len Wein 5/3/2010
7208. Pondering About Time And Love 5/3/2010
7209. Ashly 5/3/2010
7210. My Friends At Ph 5/3/2010
7211. What Is A Good Poem? 5/3/2010
7212. Just Be Yourself 5/3/2010
7213. The Good Poet 5/3/2010
7214. Good News 5/3/2010
7215. What They Say We Cannot Do, Actually Can Be Done 5/3/2010
7216. Fractions 5/3/2010
7217. You Only Need The Heart The Soul 5/3/2010
7218. What Do I Have To Do To Make You Like Me? 5/3/2010
7219. Imagine (With Apology To J. Lennon) 5/3/2010
7220. High Tech World 5/4/2010
7221. Ronnie 5/4/2010
7222. Morsels 5/4/2010
7223. Kissing The Ground 5/4/2010
7224. In The Name Of Love And Life 5/4/2010
7225. Lovely Nature 5/4/2010
7226. Me? 5/4/2010
7227. That Girl 5/4/2010
7228. I'Ve Been Inside The House Of High End Taste 5/4/2010
7229. My Friend 5/4/2010
7230. I Agree, I Find Long Poems Senseless 5/4/2010
7231. Camel 5/4/2010
7232. Highly Ambitious Dot 5/4/2010
7233. I Am A Very Poor Electronic Man 5/4/2010
7234. Making Sense 5/4/2010
7235. Writing 5/4/2010
7236. Summer Oh Summer 5/4/2010
7237. Child 5/4/2010
7238. If You Still Remember 5/4/2010
7239. Autistic Poetry 5/4/2010
7240. Summer Time 5/4/2010
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 '

Ephemeral

A red hibiscus that blooms
In the morning
Closes, wilts, in the afternoon,
You expect another one of its kind tomorrow,
A china rose,
Your night life,
At the outdoor café, sitting on light fabricated
Silver chairs, sipping tea, puffing smoke, sipping
Margarita, gazing

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