15961. Different Wishes On Christmas 12/25/2016
15962. Solving The Problem.... 12/25/2016
15963. Ode To Gergeo 12/26/2016
15964. A Good Voice Keeps Singing, Life Goes On, My Dear, And It Is Beautiful. 12/26/2016
15965. Count Your Blessings For They Are Too Many.... 12/26/2016
15966. The Childhood Swing..... 12/26/2016
15967. The Old Woman In That House Of Hate.... 12/27/2016
15968. The Recent Case Of The Dead Librarian 12/27/2016
15969. This I Do Not Care Attitude....... 12/27/2016
15970. How Meanings Are Invented.... 12/27/2016
15971. Rampage.... 12/27/2016
15972. Stigmatic..... 12/27/2016
15973. The Poverty Of This World..... 12/27/2016
15974. The Gecko On The Wall.... 12/27/2016
15975. The Mosquito The Wall Clock And The Lonely Rose 12/27/2016
15976. The Days Of Pretenses..... 12/28/2016
15977. Love And Imagination 12/28/2016
15978. The Way Pleasure Finds Its Own Ways.... 12/28/2016
15979. Beware Of Me, I Am Bitter.... 12/28/2016
15980. A Different Flow Of Indifference.... 12/28/2016
15981. Iconoclast 12/28/2016
15982. 'The Concept Of The Artist As A Rebel' 12/28/2016
15983. Complete And Perfect 12/28/2016
15984. Another Question For The Pond... 12/29/2016
15985. She Said.... 12/29/2016
15986. ...Even Before We Are Born.... 12/29/2016
15987. ..Bombs.....Everywhere 12/29/2016
15988. How Weak Is Sweetness? 12/30/2016
15989. The Years Just Keep On Passing By.... 12/30/2016
15990. I Worry No More.... 12/30/2016
15991. My Hands Clapping.... 12/30/2016
15992. The Migratory Birds.... 12/30/2016
15993. It Is The Poem Which Does It, Not You, Uncle.... 12/30/2016
15994. Awit Sa Pagdayeg 12/30/2016
15995. Ning Pag-Inosara Sa Lawak 12/30/2016
15996. The Emptiness That He Can Only Fill 12/30/2016
15997. Another Year For Our Sweet Embrace..... 12/30/2016
15998. Ikebana 12/30/2016
15999. Daming Tanong, ..Lundagin Mo Na Lang, Baby 12/30/2016
16000. Freely In The Water Flowing 12/30/2016
Best Poem of RIC S. BASTASA

' The Last Dance Of Your Life '


you don't really have to mind
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

a hope that poisons the mind instead
and makes
our recent stand rigid and

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 '

Look Antonia

well, antonia
it is a fact of life

the flowers and weeds
alike adore you like you
were the sun in the garden
of eden

the rivers look for you
the mountains like your coming
and leaving

but look antonia
you are still a nobody
you are not the sun

you are still you
and no one knows you here

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