RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

18121. To Lucasta On Choosing Peace 12/18/2009
18122. Segregation 12/22/2009
18123. My Brother And I 12/24/2009
18124. You May Strike But Hear Me First 12/27/2009
18125. At The Circle 10/12/2009
18126. Lust Sailing On The Sea Of Desire 9/22/2009
18127. Promise Me My Love 9/18/2009
18128. Go Ahead My Friend, Leave Me 6/1/2009
18129. Interaction A La Folie À Plusieurs 6/7/2009
18130. Where Is The Prince? 6/12/2009
18131. The Galaxies 6/6/2009
18132. Mary Had A Little Lamb 7/13/2009
18133. For Cory 8/4/2009
18134. Feeling Guilty 8/18/2009
18135. Leech 9/11/2009
18136. To Our Readers 5/28/2009
18137. A Woman Named Rose 5/15/2009
18138. Domestic Help 4/25/2009
18139. Shallow 5/15/2009
18140. A Warm Welcome 4/21/2009
18141. A View Of A Narra Tree Whose Branches Are Cut 3/19/2009
18142. A Poem Is Just A Poem 4/15/2009
18143. Embrace Yourself 3/11/2009
18144. They Tell You This And That 2/27/2009
18145. Ang Akong Paboritong Titser 2/25/2009
18146. Wala Sa Wali 2/25/2009
18147. 348 2/19/2009
18148. 331 2/19/2009
18149. Passing The Inkblot Test 11/22/2008
18150. To Find The World 12/2/2008
18151. Forgetting Someone Who Loves You 12/5/2008
18152. The Island 12/2/2008
18153. Biography Of A Poet During The War 12/12/2008
18154. My First Kiss With You 12/14/2008
18155. I Went To Church Today 12/21/2008
18156. Their Gifts 12/25/2008
18157. On An Early Morning Rush 1/3/2009
18158. The Tenth Poem 1/18/2009
18159. I Like To Write Like Gary Soto 1/17/2009
18160. Mothers Always Want Theirs Sons To Be Happy 1/14/2009
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 '

To Joy......

a bouquet of white
roses which you catches
from the bride
in that grand wedding
lies on the table
because you have forgotten
it, after those laughters
and joyous
conversations

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