RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

1281. What You Want Is Yours, I Take My Peace. 7/22/2015
1282. .......But Still Uttered. 7/22/2015
1283. Adjusting To A High Society.... 7/24/2015
1284. It Is Like A Road Sign Which The Recent Tornado Has Not Taken 7/24/2015
1285. About Emily..... 7/28/2015
1286. The Self-Realization Of Dr. Ex... 7/28/2015
1287. What Is Hard For You... 7/29/2015
1288. How Can I Tell You? 7/29/2015
1289. From The Voice Within.... 7/30/2015
1290. To Pretend That All Is Well..... 7/30/2015
1291. On A Mood Of Worship For All These Things 7/31/2015
1292. An Old Man's Ode.... 7/31/2015
1293. The Voice Of The Crying Child..... 7/31/2015
1294. For M....... 7/31/2015
1295. Prelude To Love Upon A Rainy Moment... 7/31/2015
1296. God's Smoothie... 7/31/2015
1297. Table Manners 8/8/2015
1298. The Coming Psychosis 8/8/2015
1299. Still Searching For Meaning..... 8/8/2015
1300. The Paradox Of Hunger 8/13/2015
1301. Wehave Become Small Suns In The Darkness Of Our Nights 8/13/2015
1302. How I Wish I Could Have Shared With You A Moment Of Its Singing 8/13/2015
1303. Tiny Moon On The Big Boulders Rising From The Sands 8/13/2015
1304. Senselessness Of It All... 8/13/2015
1305. One House...... 8/13/2015
1306. You Will Be Keeping Memories Of Those People Who Leave You.... 8/13/2015
1307. How Can I Bleed? ..... 8/15/2015
1308. A Show Of The Words, Getting Undressed Before Us.... 8/15/2015
1309. I Have Not Sinned.... 8/15/2015
1310. Infinity..... 8/15/2015
1311. On The 50th..... 8/17/2015
1312. It Will Be Done. 8/17/2015
1313. Money Money Money..... 8/17/2015
1314. Hello, Goodbye, And Till We Meet Again. 8/17/2015
1315. The Vindication Of The Man Thought To Be Mad By Them... 8/17/2015
1316. To A Friend Who Wants To Borrow Money From Me.... 8/17/2015
1317. May You Find Forever And Not Just Six Feet Under... 8/17/2015
1318. The Pendulum Of Time. 8/25/2015
1319. To Hate And Not Mind 8/25/2015
1320. Still Not Stilled. 8/25/2015
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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