RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

1201. Days Slip 6/23/2008
1202. A New Life 6/23/2008
1203. Logout 6/23/2008
1204. Waltz 6/23/2008
1205. A Narrative Of The War 6/23/2008
1206. She Hates Monologues 6/23/2008
1207. This Game 6/24/2008
1208. Now You Begin To See The Colors Of My Painting In Words 6/24/2008
1209. A Letter From A Friend 6/24/2008
1210. At A Certain Point In Your Life 6/24/2008
1211. It Is This Pain 6/24/2008
1212. He Writes His Name In Bold Letters 6/24/2008
1213. Nothing Left 6/24/2008
1214. Terms Of Endearment 6/25/2008
1215. Attention! 6/25/2008
1216. A Pebble In My Shoe 6/25/2008
1217. My Despair 6/26/2008
1218. Sweetheart 6/26/2008
1219. His Calm And Silence 6/23/2008
1220. Love That Won'T Last 6/23/2008
1221. On The Last Minute That You Boarded The Plane 6/23/2008
1222. Maybe Tomorrow 6/23/2008
1223. I See You Entering Buddha's Gate 6/23/2008
1224. Why Not Eat With Gusto An Unbuttered Bread? 6/23/2008
1225. A Happy Birthday Surrounded By Percents 6/23/2008
1226. Why Do You Post A Poem Posted Days Ago? 6/23/2008
1227. When I Die (A Deadball Poem) 6/23/2008
1228. My Question For You 6/26/2008
1229. In Life 6/26/2008
1230. Floater 6/26/2008
1231. What You Should Be? 6/26/2008
1232. A Transfer Of Assurances 6/26/2008
1233. In Simplest Terms This I Can Say 6/27/2008
1234. As I Work With My Words As Medium 6/27/2008
1235. Poquita 6/27/2008
1236. The Loopholes Of Our Laws 6/27/2008
1237. I Imagine 6/27/2008
1238. Tone 6/29/2008
1239. Did You Think That Poetry Is Always Better Written? 6/29/2008
1240. The Use Of The Word 'And' 6/29/2008
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 '

Feeling Lousy

Feeling lousy is seeing this lady laughing
She does her thing with confidence like she
Knows everything; what to do with this
Matter called
Everything,
She knows her place and claims it as hers,
She tells you, you are never like her doing so well
In fame,
Glory, and

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