RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

1641. Nowhere. Miss M. 2/6/2015
1642. It Merely Wounds You Again, And You Have Not Even Recovered Yet. 2/6/2015
1643. Peace Is A Demanding Goddess. 2/12/2015
1644. Are You Happy Now? 2/12/2015
1645. A Tribute To Nothing 2/12/2015
1646. ...In Finding True Love 2/13/2015
1647. They Will Understand And Hence Ignore. 2/13/2015
1648. A Little Valentine's Treat For Her 2/13/2015
1649. ...Because You Expects Much 2/17/2015
1650. That Word Of Yellow Corn.... 2/17/2015
1651. Coffee Perhaps.......... 2/17/2015
1652. He Finally Says, ' Leave Me Alone This Is My Home, .... 2/17/2015
1653. The Grateful Visiton 2/22/2015
1654. Sorrow's Poem 2/22/2015
1655. In The Chain Of Affections 2/22/2015
1656. Flowers And Skies 2/22/2015
1657. Entertainment At Barra's 2/22/2015
1658. I Stood Alone In Pasay 2/22/2015
1659. My Body Is Silent 2/22/2015
1660. Missing Naruto-San 2/22/2015
1661. God Is Here..... 2/24/2015
1662. Do Not Utter A Word 2/24/2015
1663. Who Are You To Judge? 2/24/2015
1664. A Little Rest Away From Work At Noonlife 2/26/2015
1665. The Child In Us As Outsider Of The House Of Luxury 2/26/2015
1666. The Dream We Pursue Still Slips Like Fish From Our Palms 2/26/2015
1667. Government V. Citizen 2/25/2015
1668. The Old Man And The Young Boy 2/25/2015
1669. It Is Beautiful. Your Name Is Their Fear. 3/6/2015
1670. For You My Woman... 3/8/2015
1671. Who Am I? ..... 3/9/2015
1672. Who Am I? .....(2) 3/9/2015
1673. Entrances And Exits Tunnels And Light. 3/9/2015
1674. The Man Smoking His Way Heavily On A Rural Bus Back Home. 3/9/2015
1675. I Have Come From Far To Shake Hands With Myself. 3/9/2015
1676. A Short Note For Mother Theresa 3/9/2015
1677. Overused.... 3/9/2015
1678. Early Morning Gaze Somewhere In The Ricefields Of Rizal 3/12/2015
1679. The Lame Boy By The Window 3/12/2015
1680. Prometheus V. Hercules 3/13/2015
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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