8481. Ahh An Evening Of Poetry 7/9/2010
8482. A Relaxed Mood 7/9/2010
8483. I Never Thought (About This) 7/9/2010
8484. Her Evening 7/9/2010
8485. A Realization Of A Compromise On Some Pretenses 7/9/2010
8486. A Lonely Child 7/9/2010
8487. On Getting Old 7/9/2010
8488. The Childless Spectator 7/9/2010
8489. At The Wharf 7/9/2010
8490. Just A Short Poem After Admiring A Caricature 7/9/2010
8491. A Kind Of Story 6/24/2010
8492. The Good Tree 7/4/2010
8493. A Little Humility 7/10/2010
8494. Rody 7/10/2010
8495. Rody, The Impatient Genius 7/10/2010
8496. Another One Bites The Past 7/10/2010
8497. Seasons Of The Self 7/11/2010
8498. At Home, At Home 7/11/2010
8499. Playing Sudoku With You On Late Evenings 7/11/2010
8500. Spontaniety 101 7/11/2010
8501. Direct From Orlando 7/12/2010
8502. The Sad House 7/12/2010
8503. The House Made Of Glass Door That Overlooks The Garden 7/12/2010
8504. Things Were Born So Simple Please Do Not Complicate Them 7/12/2010
8505. So What Do You Expect From The Title? 7/12/2010
8506. Alas! Everything Is In A Flux 7/12/2010
8507. The Social Climber 7/12/2010
8508. When The Blue Bird Sings 7/13/2010
8509. The Eggs Of The Blue Bird On The Nest 7/13/2010
8510. Unlikely, Unbecoming 7/13/2010
8511. Fragile 7/13/2010
8512. The Diabetic 7/14/2010
8513. The Trail 7/14/2010
8514. At The Balcony 7/14/2010
8515. The Fame After 7/14/2010
8516. I Am Brown 7/14/2010
8517. Amidst The Forest Trees 7/4/2010
8518. Who Wants To Live In The Desert? 7/4/2010
8519. The Blue Roses Of July 7/11/2010
8520. Knowing You Knowing Me 7/14/2010
Best Poem of RIC S. BASTASA

' The Last Dance Of Your Life '


you don't really have to mind
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

a hope that poisons the mind instead
and makes
our recent stand rigid and

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 Mirror Self....

and the day comes
when you finally write this one
it looms here
inside the heart for such a long
long time
until it finally comes out
telling you its name
its origins
its hang-ups and dreams
and you gaze at it all with pity
and it smiles at you
full of understanding saying its
name so sounding just like you...

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