RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

1561. What Mother Tells Me 8/12/2008
1562. Sometimes In Wanting To Be Civil 8/6/2008
1563. It Is A Daily Routine 8/6/2008
1564. Why I Am Cold At Night And Having Chills 8/6/2008
1565. Let Us Talk 8/6/2008
1566. Ambivalence 8/6/2008
1567. We Decided To Cut Some Trees 8/7/2008
1568. The Usual Afternoon 8/7/2008
1569. Ashberry 8/12/2008
1570. Once The Idea Comes To My Mind 8/12/2008
1571. Merwin 8/12/2008
1572. Welcome Back To The Philippines 8/12/2008
1573. A Chat With A Lady Lawyer Invisible On The Other Line 8/12/2008
1574. Instruction From A Text Mate In My Local Language 8/12/2008
1575. Her Defense Mechanisms 8/12/2008
1576. An Option 8/12/2008
1577. Ensconce 8/12/2008
1578. I Simply Like The Word Roost 8/12/2008
1579. Try Painting Something In Two Colors Only 8/12/2008
1580. Lady I Am Yours And You Made Me What I Am 8/12/2008
1581. Back To The Flesh 8/13/2008
1582. Is It Not Surprising That A Friend Writes About Prayers Today? 8/13/2008
1583. I Will 8/13/2008
1584. I Tell Her These Things When I Come Home 8/13/2008
1585. To Tell Something Original. 8/13/2008
1586. Asking For Forgiveness 8/13/2008
1587. Everything I Once Owned 8/13/2008
1588. Despair, I Know You Do Not Like The Word 8/13/2008
1589. Did I Tell You That Our View Of Happiness Is A Little Bit Boring Too? 8/13/2008
1590. Writing Is Like 8/13/2008
1591. Karl’s Brew Café In Buhangin 8/13/2008
1592. On Somethings Unclear, Occluded, Clouded 8/13/2008
1593. Teaching Our Hearts To Love The Right Person 8/14/2008
1594. Teach Me 8/14/2008
1595. Outcast 8/14/2008
1596. It Is Lovelier 8/14/2008
1597. Patience 8/14/2008
1598. I Bring You Tidings 8/14/2008
1599. Love 8/14/2008
1600. Yes I Too Remember Primary School 8/14/2008
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 '

Fiesta De La Vida

Hey amigas
Viva la vida
Fiesta la vida
Cantandos amigos
Viva la vida

Dance, dance
Sway your hands
Touch the ceiling

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