RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

12961. A Twist 9/20/2009
12962. Lunch And The Story About Geronimo 9/20/2009
12963. When He Talked About Love It Was Almost Midnight 9/20/2009
12964. Hearing That Song 9/21/2009
12965. Passionate Journey 9/21/2009
12966. Beneath The Lush Of The Nipa Palms 9/21/2009
12967. Beneath The Lush Of The Nipa Palms (2) 9/21/2009
12968. For Dreams That Do Not Come True 9/21/2009
12969. Poets 9/21/2009
12970. A Beautiful Jar 9/21/2009
12971. Independence & Autonomy 9/22/2009
12972. The Last Argument Of The Egg And The Chicken 9/22/2009
12973. On A Blurred Vision 9/22/2009
12974. If You Only Love Me 9/22/2009
12975. Broken 9/22/2009
12976. Early Morning Facing A Folder 9/10/2009
12977. The Irony Of It 9/10/2009
12978. Getting Out Of A Fixation 9/10/2009
12979. Ad Multos Annos 9/16/2009
12980. Ad Perpetuam Memoriam 9/16/2009
12981. Agnus Dei 9/16/2009
12982. Alis Aquilae 9/16/2009
12983. Haec Olim Meminisse Iuvabit 9/16/2009
12984. Naidz 9/16/2009
12985. As He Was Reading His Poems 9/17/2009
12986. Facta, Non Verba 9/17/2009
12987. Fiat Voluntas Dei 9/17/2009
12988. Finis Vitae Sed Non Amoris 9/17/2009
12989. Macte Animo! Generose Puer Sic Itur Ad Astra 9/17/2009
12990. Manus Manum Lavat 9/17/2009
12991. Media Vita In Morte Sumus 9/17/2009
12992. Mens Sana In Corpore Sano 9/17/2009
12993. Look Carefully 9/18/2009
12994. The Proverbial Forest 9/18/2009
12995. The Beginning Of Philosophy 9/18/2009
12996. When You Read This Poem 9/18/2009
12997. Writing In A Way 9/18/2009
12998. I Could Have Enjoyed A Very Nice Conversation Out There At The Mall 9/18/2009
12999. Did You Ever Slap Yourself In The Mirror? 9/18/2009
13000. Dancing The Tango 9/22/2009
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 '

Finally

just like anything that you did in the past
you started like
a
gasoline spilled
on the cemented road
and a matchstick lighted
it and the fire ran
like a will o'wisp
but as usual it was

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