RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

15201. Taking Life As A Friend 4/9/2015
15202. A Meaningless War.... 4/9/2015
15203. The Magic Of Our Own Creations. 4/9/2015
15204. I Am Taken. 4/12/2015
15205. Finally This Body Which Too Segregates Me From You... 4/12/2015
15206. The Real Feast Begins The Doors Of Heaven Suddenly Open. 4/12/2015
15207. All Equal, All Quashed. 4/12/2015
15208. Today............. 4/12/2015
15209. Can One Escape The Written Fate? 4/19/2015
15210. Notes From A Native Boy Whose Grandpa Committed Suicide... 4/19/2015
15211. Awed And Clapping...Life 4/19/2015
15212. No Woman, No Apple, No Serpent, No Sin.... 4/20/2015
15213. Compassion Is Always A Justification For Relaxing The Rules 4/20/2015
15214. It Is, What To Me Is More Important, How Father And Son Become Friends 4/20/2015
15215. The Promised Land...... 4/23/2015
15216. Sweetest Of All Your Freedom........ 4/23/2015
15217. Who Still Dislike The Reality Of Terror..... 4/23/2015
15218. Beyond Science, Beyond Law..... 4/23/2015
15219. The Faithful Lover.... 4/25/2015
15220. Love Or Use? ... 4/25/2015
15221. Love, Live, Believe. 4/25/2015
15222. And Not Stop It. 4/25/2015
15223. And Here I Am Alive I Must Write It..... 4/25/2015
15224. And We Are And Shall Always Be Its Kids. 4/25/2015
15225. Till Now, You Still Confuse Me. 4/29/2015
15226. And I Guess Until Now, Still Are Lost. 4/29/2015
15227. Do Not Fret 5/3/2015
15228. We Have Decided To Start Anew.... 5/3/2015
15229. My Body Floating Like.... 5/3/2015
15230. Pacman's Lesson.... 5/3/2015
15231. Because This Love Is For All, And Not Exclusive, 5/3/2015
15232. I Have Had A Taste Of Your Badness... 5/4/2015
15233. Philosophy As A Poem 5/9/2015
15234. And Love And Burying. 5/9/2015
15235. Everything Is A Structure. Always, And Always With A Function. 5/9/2015
15236. A Poem For Mama 5/9/2015
15237. Where Is The Entrance? Where Is The Exit? 5/16/2015
15238. Dili Sayon Ang Metaphysics 5/16/2015
15239. Like Love, Like Lapses, 5/16/2015
15240. Integridad (Pahinungod Sa Imong Kaligdong) 5/16/2015
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 '

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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