RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

18241. To The Ants 4/22/2010
18242. The Man Of La Mancha 4/28/2010
18243. Travel Poem: Finland 4/24/2010
18244. Unity In My Country 4/25/2010
18245. For I Cry No More 5/1/2010
18246. At The Bus Station 4/28/2010
18247. Rural Sounds 5/2/2010
18248. Strong Belief In The Self 5/5/2010
18249. A View Of A Narra Tree Whose Branches Are Cut 3/19/2009
18250. A Poem Is Just A Poem 4/15/2009
18251. A Warm Welcome 4/21/2009
18252. Domestic Help 4/25/2009
18253. A Woman Named Rose 5/15/2009
18254. Shallow 5/15/2009
18255. 80 2/16/2009
18256. 331 2/19/2009
18257. 348 2/19/2009
18258. Wala Sa Wali 2/25/2009
18259. Ang Akong Paboritong Titser 2/25/2009
18260. They Tell You This And That 2/27/2009
18261. Embrace Yourself 3/11/2009
18262. On Kissing Oneself 11/1/2008
18263. Passing The Inkblot Test 11/22/2008
18264. The Island 12/2/2008
18265. To Find The World 12/2/2008
18266. Forgetting Someone Who Loves You 12/5/2008
18267. Biography Of A Poet During The War 12/12/2008
18268. My First Kiss With You 12/14/2008
18269. Their Gifts 12/25/2008
18270. On An Early Morning Rush 1/3/2009
18271. I Went To Church Today 12/21/2008
18272. The Tenth Poem 1/18/2009
18273. I Like To Write Like Gary Soto 1/17/2009
18274. Mothers Always Want Theirs Sons To Be Happy 1/14/2009
18275. How Things Really Went 1/19/2009
18276. At The Extreme 1/25/2009
18277. On Her 78th Birthday 1/24/2009
18278. Two Continents 2/6/2009
18279. The Banana Cake 2/3/2009
18280. Blue Butterfly 2/6/2009
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 '

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe
Catch an Arab by the toe
If he bombs you let him go,
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe.

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe
Catch a Bush by the toe
If he bombs you too let him go,
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe.

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