RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

121. A Poem For Mother-In-Law 4/6/2008
122. Internet Poetry 4/6/2008
123. A Sad Song I Whistle 4/6/2008
124. I Point To The Night This Flashlight 4/6/2008
125. The Next Boat To Ride 4/6/2008
126. She Says Ten 4/6/2008
127. A Dog Long Buried 4/6/2008
128. Sad Memories Of Home 4/6/2008
129. Teasing The Bridge 4/6/2008
130. As I Wait For You 4/6/2008
131. The Sound Of First Rain After Drought 4/6/2008
132. For Greed And Charity 4/6/2008
133. After Shooting The Mockingbird 4/6/2008
134. Please Stop Death 4/6/2008
135. Muddy 4/6/2008
136. I Will Throw A Stone 4/6/2008
137. A Boast To Kill 4/6/2008
138. Naked Catch 4/6/2008
139. Not My Neighbor's Fault 4/6/2008
140. Stricter Face 4/6/2008
141. The Black Crow Flies Away 4/6/2008
142. Truth Beyond Words 4/7/2008
143. Your Poem Is Young 4/7/2008
144. For You To Know 4/1/2008
145. Night Murmurs 4/1/2008
146. Transformation 4/1/2008
147. Do You Remember? 4/2/2008
148. Beauty 4/2/2008
149. Kandis 4/6/2008
150. To While The Hours Away 4/7/2008
151. Letting Go Of Sadness 4/7/2008
152. To Our Youngest 4/7/2008
153. Early Fears 4/7/2008
154. I Still Love You 4/7/2008
155. On Your Eleventh Birthday 4/7/2008
156. To Emily...(And Alice) 4/7/2008
157. Caregiver Leaving Again 4/7/2008
158. Sweet Rumors 4/7/2008
159. The Day You Left Me 4/7/2008
160. What The White Owl Does Besides Flapping Its Wings 4/7/2008
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 '

The Mirror Self....

and the day comes
when you finally write this one
it looms here
inside the heart for such a long
long time
until it finally comes out
telling you its name
its origins
its hang-ups and dreams
and you gaze at it all with pity
and it smiles at you
full of understanding saying its
name so sounding just like you...

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