RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

8241. A Bed On The Water 6/14/2010
8242. The Place Where My Heart Lives 6/14/2010
8243. The Lady With A Blue Blouse 6/14/2010
8244. This Morning While I Was Standing By The Window 6/14/2010
8245. A Tree Tested For Its Roots 6/15/2010
8246. Prick Of The Thorns 6/15/2010
8247. Cause Of Their Separation 6/15/2010
8248. And So The Search Begins 6/15/2010
8249. The Crazy Woman 6/15/2010
8250. While Others Are Eager To Go 6/15/2010
8251. Everyday Is A Happy Day 6/15/2010
8252. After All It Is Not The Money 6/15/2010
8253. Twisted 6/17/2010
8254. On Vacation 6/17/2010
8255. Feeling Like An Asshole 6/17/2010
8256. Balo 6/20/2010
8257. Sketchy 6/20/2010
8258. At The Taoist Temple 6/20/2010
8259. Father's Day 6/20/2010
8260. At The Plantation Bay 6/20/2010
8261. At The Ultima Club 6/20/2010
8262. A Game 6/20/2010
8263. Easy 6/21/2010
8264. The Way This World Is Going 6/21/2010
8265. When The Last Petal Falls 6/21/2010
8266. Afternoon View When The Office Is About To Close 6/21/2010
8267. Under The Cover Of The Night 6/21/2010
8268. Indifference Of The Other 6/21/2010
8269. I And Thou 6/21/2010
8270. A Collective Mosaic Of Existence 6/21/2010
8271. R. M. A Revelation 6/21/2010
8272. Consequences Of The Dumb Lover 6/21/2010
8273. What Is This Life All About? 6/21/2010
8274. On Heat (Edited) 6/21/2010
8275. The Poet And The Reader 6/21/2010
8276. Shadows Thinning Out 6/21/2010
8277. When No One Is Watching 6/21/2010
8278. Concerned 6/21/2010
8279. How To React With A Letter From Maureen 6/22/2010
8280. On Running Away 6/22/2010
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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