RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

14721. 'Forgive Me, I Am Damned' 12/7/2014
14722. Allegory Of The Boat 12/14/2014
14723. Art And Pornography 12/14/2014
14724. The Best Actress 12/14/2014
14725. Those Mad Dogs That We Feed 12/14/2014
14726. A Bomb Explodes 20 Or So 12/14/2014
14727. The Rebel On Christmas 12/17/2014
14728. An Ode To Numbness 12/17/2014
14729. Septonisque 12/17/2014
14730. Getting Lost With Your Own Volitionlife 12/24/2014
14731. You Will Get Over With Elation 8/15/2014
14732. Our Pride Lies In Leaving No Footprints At All 8/18/2014
14733. It Was Soft And Sweet 8/18/2014
14734. The Stairs Shall Fall To Be Part Of The Dust Again. 8/18/2014
14735. On Making A Poem For Both Of Us..... 12/24/2014
14736. On Finding The Beautiful One.... 12/24/2014
14737. This Feeling That Keeps On Coming... 12/24/2014
14738. Imitating Fear..... 12/24/2014
14739. I Am Not That Good Enough At Killing Them With What I Cannot Be. 12/24/2014
14740. A Cold Coffee Mug 12/24/2014
14741. This Gift Of Independence 12/24/2014
14742. Time Spent, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 12/29/2014
14743. A Footnote To Air Asia Flight 12/29/2014
14744. The Flux.......... 12/29/2014
14745. The 'I' In 'Me' 12/29/2014
14746. O God! 1/5/2015
14747. For A Friend Who Never Stops Writing Till Kingdom Come 1/5/2015
14748. Even The Best Chosen Words Cannot Tell. 1/5/2015
14749. Oh, This Inability To Throw Away Life, To Still Keep It Despite... 1/5/2015
14750. Transcending 1/5/2015
14751. When The Rain Comes...... 1/7/2015
14752. How Is It? ..... 1/7/2015
14753. We Do Not State The Obvious 1/7/2015
14754. What Not To Give What Not To Say 1/7/2015
14755. Hermaphroditic.... 1/7/2015
14756. The Happy Drunkard.... 1/7/2015
14757. The Dark Room...... 1/7/2015
14758. And The Man Wearing The White Cassock, 1/7/2015
14759. Find Your Way Back When You Are Lost 1/9/2015
14760. To Be Drifting And Airborne And Then Be Gone 1/9/2015
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 '

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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