RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

14401. One Need Not Understand What Is It All About 5/21/2014
14402. The Coldness Of Stones 5/21/2014
14403. The Hunger For Freedom 5/25/2014
14404. I Would Ask For A Sigmund Freud. 5/25/2014
14405. This Need For A Hiding Place 5/25/2014
14406. There Is No Space For Sorrow. 5/25/2014
14407. Writing About The Rain 5/25/2014
14408. As You Know Great Poets Steal 5/25/2014
14409. I Could Be That Snake 5/25/2014
14410. Upon A Grey Day 5/25/2014
14411. The Versions Of Our Humanity 5/25/2014
14412. He Never Goes To Church 5/25/2014
14413. The Kindness Of Sin 5/25/2014
14414. To The One Who Was Taken 5/25/2014
14415. A Twist Of Love And Death 5/25/2014
14416. My Only Garden 5/25/2014
14417. Where Father Is Buried 5/25/2014
14418. Give Away Genius In Exchange For Compassion 5/25/2014
14419. To Be Faithful With What We See 5/25/2014
14420. With Nothing In Mind 5/25/2014
14421. 'Bad Karma, Always Bad Karma' The Old Woman Tells Us. 5/25/2014
14422. Stand Or Even Leave. 5/25/2014
14423. There Is So Much Familiarity Between Us 5/25/2014
14424. I'D Like To Take Take You Away From That Wrong Place. 5/25/2014
14425. Why Did He Not Ask? 5/25/2014
14426. That Quest For Originality 5/25/2014
14427. That Quest For God 5/25/2014
14428. He Should Know That This World Too Needs The Luxury Of Silence 5/25/2014
14429. Say No Excuses 5/25/2014
14430. On Locking Doors 5/29/2014
14431. Try Listening To It Because It Talks Just Like You 5/29/2014
14432. Listen, Do You Hear The Lullaby? 5/29/2014
14433. This Self On The Other Side Of The River Without Any Tracks At All 5/29/2014
14434. He Had Always Chosen White 5/29/2014
14435. The Cactus In The Desert 5/31/2014
14436. Father And Son And The Kite 5/31/2014
14437. He Hated It 5/31/2014
14438. Travel And Life 6/1/2014
14439. The Box Of Life 6/1/2014
14440. So You Have Not Really Danced With Me 6/14/2014
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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