RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

9081. Defiance Of The Law 10/28/2010
9082. Mellowing 10/28/2010
9083. Love Is Nothing But Arms 10/28/2010
9084. The Poet On The Other Side Of The Fence 10/28/2010
9085. The Old Lady 10/28/2010
9086. The Old Flame Of The Heart 10/28/2010
9087. His Depth 10/30/2010
9088. Catch Me If You Can 10/30/2010
9089. A Proverb 10/30/2010
9090. Inside The Guts 10/30/2010
9091. No Matter What 10/30/2010
9092. Don'T Cry 10/30/2010
9093. For Indeed Love Changes Everything 10/30/2010
9094. The Agnostic 10/30/2010
9095. The Choice Is Within Us 10/31/2010
9096. A Pact Within You 10/31/2010
9097. The Child Made The Choice 10/31/2010
9098. The Husband And The Wife (2) 10/31/2010
9099. Death Simplified 10/31/2010
9100. Life Complicated 10/31/2010
9101. Descending To The Lower Level 10/31/2010
9102. A Little Talk With A Silly Friend 10/31/2010
9103. Meowwww 11/1/2010
9104. There Is No Choice But To Be Simple 11/1/2010
9105. In Poetry (Again And Again) 11/1/2010
9106. White And Pure 11/1/2010
9107. I Am Not Telling You That I Am Right 11/1/2010
9108. In The Middle Of The Journey 11/1/2010
9109. Bad Karma 11/1/2010
9110. Finale 11/2/2010
9111. Stop 11/2/2010
9112. At The Arvisu House 11/3/2010
9113. Their Baby 11/3/2010
9114. Feeling The Falling Of The Leaf 11/3/2010
9115. About You About Regrets 11/3/2010
9116. After The Chat 11/3/2010
9117. The Jealous Other Woman 11/3/2010
9118. Men Of Light 11/3/2010
9119. Beyond These Hands 11/4/2010
9120. Beyond The Gloss 11/4/2010
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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