RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

10961. A Cautionary Note 8/27/2011
10962. Feelings... And More Feelings That Go Away... 8/10/2011
10963. Things, Different Things... 8/10/2011
10964. Two Tongues... 8/10/2011
10965. A Rock Garden 8/11/2011
10966. To A New Poet... 8/11/2011
10967. Alfredo Remembered... 8/10/2011
10968. A One Man's Show 8/13/2011
10969. Sunny Day Today 8/12/2011
10970. A Political Statement... 8/12/2011
10971. Porcelain Artist In Japan 8/12/2011
10972. Reconstructing The Self... 8/13/2011
10973. It... 8/13/2011
10974. Unconventional... 8/13/2011
10975. There Is No Such Thing As Wickedness Only With The Rich Ones... 8/13/2011
10976. At The Train Station In Rotunda... 8/13/2011
10977. On Being Defrauded... 8/13/2011
10978. An Early Morning Departure... 8/28/2011
10979. We Were Their Makers... 8/28/2011
10980. On The Same Journey 8/28/2011
10981. Our Fates.... 8/28/2011
10982. For A Younger Brother.... 8/28/2011
10983. The Sea Of Words 8/28/2011
10984. For D. 8/28/2011
10985. At The Back Of My Mind... 8/28/2011
10986. To An Ex.... 8/28/2011
10987. The Stars In The Heavens.... 8/28/2011
10988. Freed... 8/28/2011
10989. The New Man 8/29/2011
10990. For The Traitor... 8/29/2011
10991. A Morning From The Top Of The Mountain 8/29/2011
10992. We Are Afraid To Ever Tell This Story 8/29/2011
10993. Comparative Lifestyles 8/29/2011
10994. The Alien... 8/29/2011
10995. Don'T Mind, You Will Not Understand Anyway... 8/13/2011
10996. Imaginining Us... That Night I Was Very Lonely... 8/13/2011
10997. Learned... This Hunger And Thirst 8/13/2011
10998. A Kindness... 8/13/2011
10999. At The Sidewalk... 8/12/2011
11000. A Story About Guilt And Pity... 8/13/2011
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 Sea And You....

we're big enough
to make a decision like
this

when we finally find
it more comforting to be
just with this self

the chatter of the birds

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