RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

15281. Life Is Not Supposed To Be Hard... 1/9/2016
15282. Triumvirate In A State Of Bliss! 1/9/2016
15283. We Are Going Flying With My Wings Of Fire. 1/9/2016
15284. Catching The Fish With Your Bare Hands... 1/9/2016
15285. Not Easy..... 1/10/2016
15286. The Gecko 1/10/2016
15287. Our Time Together.... 1/10/2016
15288. The World Is Numb... 1/10/2016
15289. The Usual Loneliness 1/10/2016
15290. In Vain.... 1/10/2016
15291. This One Instead 1/12/2016
15292. And Soon We Will Be Leaving Somewhere 1/12/2016
15293. Face Value... 1/12/2016
15294. The Workers Of Art Without Content 1/12/2016
15295. Siya Nawad-An. 1/12/2016
15296. Ang Atong Kalay-On 1/12/2016
15297. Manghinaw.... 1/12/2016
15298. Shall You Pray? 1/12/2016
15299. The Drum....... 1/12/2016
15300. A Twinkling Star..... 1/14/2016
15301. The Harvest 1/14/2016
15302. Barangay Dos 1/14/2016
15303. Pandora Is Her Name... 1/16/2016
15304. The Power..... 1/16/2016
15305. A Trail In The Forest.... 1/17/2016
15306. For Those Who Made War For The Skies And Oceans.... 1/17/2016
15307. We Have No Right To Tell Them How To Live.. 1/17/2016
15308. Those Shadows.... 1/17/2016
15309. Moments And Moments 1/18/2016
15310. No Choice.... 1/18/2016
15311. I Am Also Moving On In Another Direction.. 1/18/2016
15312. A Destiny Of Dinner For Two 1/19/2016
15313. A Poem For Youth.... 1/19/2016
15314. That Feeling Of Honesty And Goodness... 1/19/2016
15315. Love At 65 1/19/2016
15316. What You Did To Us... 1/19/2016
15317. How She Changed The Sayings.. 1/19/2016
15318. Gamay Nga Bata... 1/19/2016
15319. Gratis Et Amore... 1/19/2016
15320. Bland Poems 1/19/2016
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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