RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

12321. The Dignified Rebel 4/8/2012
12322. On Time Can Heal A Broken Self... 4/8/2012
12323. The Class Of 2011 4/10/2012
12324. Togetherness.... 4/10/2012
12325. Whew! ! 4/10/2012
12326. Complicated Lifestyle. 4/10/2012
12327. Living And Reliving An Experience.... 4/11/2012
12328. Alfredo N. S., Poet, Dead. 4/11/2012
12329. A Faraway Light..... 4/11/2012
12330. For Me To Love You Baby, You Simply Have To Tell All The Lies.... 4/11/2012
12331. God Bless All Those Pigs... 4/11/2012
12332. Our Secret Can Kill Us. 4/11/2012
12333. A Journey Of Honing Words And Wasps... 4/11/2012
12334. The Limitations Of The Body... 4/11/2012
12335. These Lazy Mornings, Thi Lovely Self... 4/11/2012
12336. The Stranger In The Mirror..... 4/12/2012
12337. Naming Names..... 4/12/2012
12338. I Do Not Wish To Romanticize.... 4/12/2012
12339. To Have A Balance 4/12/2012
12340. So Much Reality Is Unreal.... 4/12/2012
12341. Boracay Fantasy.... 4/12/2012
12342. A Golden Shield For My Future... 4/12/2012
12343. A General Statement About Those Who Spread The Mess... 4/12/2012
12344. You Lost.... 4/12/2012
12345. Heirless Future.... 4/12/2012
12346. There Is Nothing To Boast, Young Man... 4/12/2012
12347. The Wish For Violence.... 4/12/2012
12348. Silent Cocoon 4/12/2012
12349. The Forbidden Fruit Of The Tree In Paradise.... 4/13/2012
12350. Her True Nature.... 4/13/2012
12351. The Woman Who Waited For Your Confession.... 4/13/2012
12352. When You Finally Find Your Peace Of Mind... 4/13/2012
12353. Just Wait.... 4/13/2012
12354. Not Even A Memory... 4/13/2012
12355. There Will Be No Words So Accurate Perhaps... 4/13/2012
12356. The Storm In My Sea Finally Subsided..., 4/13/2012
12357. How I Can Smell Like Dusts And Molds.... 4/13/2012
12358. A Boy And The Snake And The Tree That Cures... 4/13/2012
12359. The Only Way To Understand What We Have Been Talking About... 4/13/2012
12360. Making The Choices... 4/13/2012
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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