RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

18161. A Sense Of Belonging? 1/7/2012
18162. Two Lovers In Their Happy Silence 1/8/2012
18163. The Stopping By The Mountainside 1/19/2012
18164. An Elocution.... 1/19/2012
18165. Anniversaries 1/11/2012
18166. A Sedentary Lifestyle.... 2/19/2012
18167. The Loneliness Of A Fisherman Of Ideas.... 3/8/2012
18168. The Woman Next Door 3/12/2012
18169. It's Name Is Love..... 3/13/2012
18170. A Note By The Door 3/26/2012
18171. Fair And Square 3/23/2012
18172. Lik A Cat On The Top Of The Concrete Fence 11/4/2010
18173. Writing For Writing's Sake 9/24/2010
18174. The Bamboo Fence 10/5/2010
18175. We Disconnect 10/6/2010
18176. Why There Are No Seeds Growing In The Garden Anymore? 7/24/2010
18177. Piles Of Books 7/31/2010
18178. On A Serious Matter 7/26/2010
18179. Annulment Everywhere 8/2/2010
18180. Dreams Of A Middle Aged Man 8/1/2010
18181. The Love Of The Fog 8/15/2010
18182. The Fever 11/9/2010
18183. Failures And More Failures 11/2/2010
18184. The Heavy Rain... 12/26/2010
18185. The Green Grass Of Your Home... 1/18/2011
18186. Mu 2/5/2011
18187. The Writer... 2/1/2011
18188. Saving A Drowning Man... 2/6/2011
18189. On Isabel Allende, A Tribute... 2/6/2011
18190. Three Lovely Flowers 5/6/2010
18191. About Money 5/5/2010
18192. You Can Sleep, Sleep In My Arms.... 5/7/2010
18193. Order Of The Ay 5/18/2010
18194. A Beautiful Bird That Cannot Escape From The Cage 5/20/2010
18195. 60% Proof 5/16/2010
18196. My Stepmother (For Edgar Andrade Baguio) 5/21/2010
18197. Shortie 1 5/23/2010
18198. There Is Nothing Perfect 5/23/2010
18199. At The End Of My Day 5/26/2010
18200. Prolific 5/26/2010
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 '

Feeling Lousy

Feeling lousy is seeing this lady laughing
She does her thing with confidence like she
Knows everything; what to do with this
Matter called
Everything,
She knows her place and claims it as hers,
She tells you, you are never like her doing so well
In fame,
Glory, and

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