RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

13201. The Story Of The Mad Man 12/10/2012
13202. The Reason For Light 12/10/2012
13203. 11: 59 Pm, Insomnia 102 12/10/2012
13204. Man And Nature 12/10/2012
13205. A Family Sailing The Same Boat 12/10/2012
13206. Actually....... 12/10/2012
13207. Beside The Vast Sky Upon An Early Flight Back Home 12/10/2012
13208. No Promises..... 12/10/2012
13209. A Choice For Life..... 12/10/2012
13210. My Morning Friend 12/10/2012
13211. This You Must Know 12/10/2012
13212. The Human Judge 12/12/2012
13213. Let It Be Said.... 12/12/2012
13214. The Shell For A House Of The Flesh 12/12/2012
13215. Because You Are My Form Of Perfection 12/12/2012
13216. Recollecting The Pieces 12/14/2012
13217. It Is Only The Clock Which Stopped Ticking 12/14/2012
13218. The Two Of You.... 12/15/2012
13219. Sunday School...... 12/15/2012
13220. A Poem For A Leaf 12/15/2012
13221. Those Sentences On Those Yellowed Papers 12/15/2012
13222. A Date On The Tube 12/15/2012
13223. The Desired Law Of Motion 12/16/2012
13224. Feasting On A Beautiful Body 12/16/2012
13225. The Decision To Stick Together 12/16/2012
13226. That Sadness That Irony And That Waste 12/16/2012
13227. I Am Taken 12/16/2012
13228. What Makes The Tongue Feel The Divine 12/16/2012
13229. A Way Of Management 12/18/2012
13230. To An Old Friend From Utah 12/18/2012
13231. Chicago Moon 12/18/2012
13232. The Power Of Emptiness 12/18/2012
13233. Sometimes We Are These 11/10/2012
13234. The Stars That You Have 11/10/2012
13235. A Journey Back To Ourselves 11/10/2012
13236. For Pedro 11/11/2012
13237. Tell Me If There Is Really A Need For Change 11/11/2012
13238. When The Souls Come In 11/1/2012
13239. Stepping Out Of The Door After A Cruel Storm 11/1/2012
13240. The Vagabonder 12/4/2012
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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