RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

8001. Marriage 4/20/2008
8002. Inconsistency 4/20/2008
8003. Please Be True To Our Mutual Lies 4/20/2008
8004. A Woman With A Mask 4/19/2008
8005. Hiding 4/19/2008
8006. But If You Don’t Love Me Anymore 4/19/2008
8007. It Will Always Be You 4/19/2008
8008. Making Connections 4/19/2008
8009. My Heart Aches 4/19/2008
8010. Do Not Ask My Presence 4/19/2008
8011. Are You Sad? 4/19/2008
8012. Wish Me 4/19/2008
8013. Things Better Forgotten 4/19/2008
8014. On The Next Trip 4/19/2008
8015. She Likes A Dimmer 4/19/2008
8016. It Is Funny 4/19/2008
8017. On A Perfect Day 4/19/2008
8018. Some Whistles 4/19/2008
8019. My Little Playful Monkeys 4/19/2008
8020. A Parrot 4/19/2008
8021. She Wins This Time 4/20/2008
8022. The First Woman 4/20/2008
8023. The Second Woman 4/20/2008
8024. The Third Woman 4/20/2008
8025. A Scalpel 4/20/2008
8026. Reincarnation 4/20/2008
8027. Time And Light And Human Memory 4/20/2008
8028. If This Ends 4/20/2008
8029. Morning, Noon And Nighttime 4/20/2008
8030. Emily Asks Me Write A Poem About Women 4/20/2008
8031. On The Shore 4/20/2008
8032. For The Meantime 4/20/2008
8033. Facticity 4/20/2008
8034. An Index Of Racism For Your Reference 4/20/2008
8035. Birth Of Art 4/20/2008
8036. A Poem For Wantok About Loneliness 4/20/2008
8037. So What Are You Doing With Your Life Now? 4/20/2008
8038. Something In Me Does Not Rest 4/20/2008
8039. Finally She Asks If I Am Sick And Dying 4/20/2008
8040. My Parents Are Wrong 4/20/2008
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 Choices We Make...

AT THE time when the pool
was murky
you decided finally to
bathe

wrong timing i said but
just the same you liked it.

at the time when every nook

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