RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

12241. If It Is Written 5/14/2009
12242. Out There I Shall Meet You Then 5/14/2009
12243. Diamond 5/14/2009
12244. You Are The One 5/14/2009
12245. Beauty At The Shower 5/14/2009
12246. A Dance 5/14/2009
12247. She Jumps 5/14/2009
12248. Striptease 5/14/2009
12249. You Do Not Notice The Genius Of Other People 5/10/2009
12250. Unfinished Quest 5/10/2009
12251. An Impingement 5/13/2009
12252. Loving You For What You Are 5/7/2009
12253. Away From The Deep 5/15/2009
12254. The Conditions Are Clear 5/15/2009
12255. That Early Morning 5/17/2009
12256. Forms Of Escape 5/17/2009
12257. Grief 5/17/2009
12258. It Is Your World Now 5/17/2009
12259. From The Beginning 5/18/2009
12260. For What Use? 5/18/2009
12261. If I Were To Listen To You 5/18/2009
12262. Understanding 5/19/2009
12263. At The River Bank 5/19/2009
12264. An Hour After Midnight 5/19/2009
12265. Heavy Rain Today 5/19/2009
12266. Like A Bird I Will Let You Stay In My Nest 5/19/2009
12267. When Things Go Wrong Babe 5/19/2009
12268. Unread 5/19/2009
12269. The Red Suntan In My Wife's Garden 5/19/2009
12270. The Revised One: Murky 5/19/2009
12271. Remember Me 5/19/2009
12272. Repost Pn A Memory 5/19/2009
12273. When You Are Lost You Are Not Alone 5/20/2009
12274. Going Crazy For Something That Does Not Last Forever 5/25/2009
12275. Looking At You 5/25/2009
12276. Why Do We Write The Poems? 5/25/2009
12277. Just The Words 5/25/2009
12278. For You My Friend The Great Lover Of Truth 5/25/2009
12279. We Go Out From Our Closed Doors 5/26/2009
12280. A Playhouse 5/26/2009
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 Nth Time....

the slim woman
is licking the ice cream
cone
as though it is the only
ice cream cone in her
whole lifetime

the ice cream vendor who
had been watching her
is urinating for the nth time

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