RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

13121. Commitment As A Tiny Sun 11/12/2012
13122. Passion As Defined Inside Walls 11/12/2012
13123. That Certain Man Named Belebel 11/17/2012
13124. Our House Is Strong As Ever 11/17/2012
13125. The Swift Wings Of Time 11/17/2012
13126. Fragility 11/17/2012
13127. The Sweetest Lie 11/20/2012
13128. To Be Content About What Is Missing 11/20/2012
13129. On The Side Of Utility 11/20/2012
13130. To Sleep Soundly Upon A Late Night 11/20/2012
13131. The Newly Found Love For Isolation 11/21/2012
13132. At Twin Lakes (Coron) 11/21/2012
13133. Mt. Tapias 11/21/2012
13134. Shalom Center, Rm C5 11/21/2012
13135. Back Home Then After Three Days Of Isolation 11/25/2012
13136. In The Garden A Bright Day 11/26/2012
13137. The Freedom Of The Cloud 11/26/2012
13138. It Is Worth Living 11/26/2012
13139. To Learn To Live Without Anxiety 11/27/2012
13140. To Meet Forever 11/29/2012
13141. Notes From Dante's House Of Metaphors 11/29/2012
13142. Leaving The Hermit Crab Alone By Itself 11/29/2012
13143. These Are All Of Us 11/29/2012
13144. The Warmth Of The Will 11/30/2012
13145. Morning Poetry 11/30/2012
13146. For Us To Become What We Really Are 12/1/2012
13147. For I Too Must Leave Just Like Those Birds 12/1/2012
13148. The Lonely Bird And I 12/1/2012
13149. The Mastery Of Familiarity 12/1/2012
13150. The Wrong Occasion 12/1/2012
13151. The Gift Of Privacy 12/1/2012
13152. The Black Bird Winging Its Way Inward 12/1/2012
13153. Signs Of Your Times 12/2/2012
13154. Just Nothing To Boast Or Do 12/2/2012
13155. It Is...... 12/2/2012
13156. I Do Not Have To Be...... 12/2/2012
13157. Just The Way It Is.... 12/2/2012
13158. Scattered And Free 12/2/2012
13159. It Rains 12/2/2012
13160. A Happy Room When You Come In 12/3/2012
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 '

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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