RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

13241. On The Surface Of Things 1/1/2013
13242. Assurances For 2013 1/1/2013
13243. On The 18th Year Of Marriage 1/1/2013
13244. Seeing The Little Girl Inside The Lady's Body 1/2/2013
13245. You Are Prometheus 1/2/2013
13246. Choices For 2013 1/2/2013
13247. Time And You 1/3/2013
13248. The Slow Happy Death 1/3/2013
13249. The Lie.... 1/4/2013
13250. Forlorn Dreamer 1/4/2013
13251. Do Not Bother Anymore 1/3/2013
13252. Likewise Love.... 1/5/2013
13253. To The Curious Friend.... 1/5/2013
13254. At That Wrong Hour 1/5/2013
13255. I Have Become Sore.... 1/5/2013
13256. The Philanderer.... 1/5/2013
13257. At Karl's 1/6/2013
13258. Love Has Nothing To Do With Virgins 1/6/2013
13259. To Depression 1/6/2013
13260. The Tryst Under The Full Moon 1/6/2013
13261. Smoke, Alcohol And Talk 1/6/2013
13262. Cassandra Crossing 1/6/2013
13263. For M. C. 1/6/2013
13264. Stability 1/6/2013
13265. An Escape To The Countryside 1/6/2013
13266. The Heart Has Always Its Own Ready Made Answer 1/7/2013
13267. Le Charabia 12/6/2012
13268. If I Really Want It 12/14/2012
13269. Afternoon Break 12/18/2012
13270. The Travels Of Thoughts 12/18/2012
13271. The Last Beauty That We Take With Us 12/18/2012
13272. Nameless In The History Of Time 12/18/2012
13273. The Hamlets Of Our Time 12/18/2012
13274. It Is The Loneliness That Writes So Well.... 12/22/2012
13275. For Godmother Who Is Still Alive At 85 12/22/2012
13276. Poetry And Politics And Law 12/22/2012
13277. Apart..... 12/22/2012
13278. Till The End Of My Own Time 12/24/2012
13279. On Compromises Of Life 12/24/2012
13280. When Dreams Are Born 12/24/2012
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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