RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

14681. Not Remembering That I Have Written You 9/5/2014
14682. On To Something New.... 9/5/2014
14683. How Corruption Can Thrive In This Poor Third World Country As Ours 9/5/2014
14684. An Empty Space Is Built 9/5/2014
14685. Because I Believe In Myself.... 9/5/2014
14686. Crash Of Images In The Attic Of Your Mind 10/11/2014
14687. How Are You Children Now? 10/11/2014
14688. These Goats. 10/11/2014
14689. Enigma 1 11/3/2014
14690. Enigma 2 11/3/2014
14691. Enigma 3 11/3/2014
14692. You Cannot Make Me Forget Who I Am 11/3/2014
14693. The Black Crow In You 11/4/2014
14694. Wilted Flowers 11/4/2014
14695. The Philosopher Dying Young 11/4/2014
14696. You Like An Unfinished Business 11/4/2014
14697. Note For Siargao (1) 11/14/2014
14698. Note For Siargao (2) 11/14/2014
14699. Note For Siargao (4) 11/14/2014
14700. Note For Siargao (6) 11/14/2014
14701. Note For Siargao (7) 11/14/2014
14702. Note For Siargao (3) 11/14/2014
14703. Note For Siargao (5) 11/14/2014
14704. Note For Siargao (8) 11/14/2014
14705. Complacency (2) 11/16/2014
14706. The Irony Of Life (3) 11/16/2014
14707. To Learn Why You Say Nothing At All 11/16/2014
14708. The Window Gazer 11/16/2014
14709. How Can My Hands Prevent You From Getting Wet? 11/27/2014
14710. And Then A Cliff Where I Fall Again. 11/27/2014
14711. For Life Is Life And It Is Never Yours 11/27/2014
14712. Great Respect For What Should Not Be Spoken 11/27/2014
14713. The Iron Cables Laid To Sea 11/27/2014
14714. A Journey Away From Words 11/27/2014
14715. For A Friend Who Had Gone Cold One Summer 11/27/2014
14716. When Everyone Has Thrown The Last Stone 11/28/2014
14717. Hoping To Forget What Hurts Still 12/7/2014
14718. Your Window Is Open And You Gaze Into A World Abandoned 12/7/2014
14719. That Long And Verbose Decision 12/7/2014
14720. Where Only The Few Can Cry 12/7/2014
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 '

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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