RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

18441. 80 2/16/2009
18442. 348 2/19/2009
18443. 331 2/19/2009
18444. Wala Sa Wali 2/25/2009
18445. They Tell You This And That 2/27/2009
18446. Ang Akong Paboritong Titser 2/25/2009
18447. Embrace Yourself 3/11/2009
18448. A View Of A Narra Tree Whose Branches Are Cut 3/19/2009
18449. A Poem Is Just A Poem 4/15/2009
18450. A Warm Welcome 4/21/2009
18451. Domestic Help 4/25/2009
18452. A Woman Named Rose 5/15/2009
18453. Shallow 5/15/2009
18454. I Am Tired Of The Rhyme I Am Tired Of The Rhyme 4/25/2009
18455. You Are The Moon 3/17/2009
18456. The Free Bird 3/11/2009
18457. Coming Back Home One Day From A Foreign Land 3/22/2009
18458. The Dog And Your Man 2/13/2009
18459. 21 2/16/2009
18460. 36 2/16/2009
18461. When I Go Fishing 2/5/2009
18462. I Thought I Cannot Write A Love Poem Anymore 1/14/2009
18463. Driving At Night From The University 1/22/2009
18464. I Like Tomato Sauce 1/18/2009
18465. Pakig-Away Kanako, Ayaw, Kay Imo Ko 1/8/2009
18466. Love Hate Relationship 10/13/2008
18467. Working On Some Symbolism 9/29/2008
18468. Alumni Homecoming 9/23/2008
18469. Gidalidali, Gadalidali Aron Way Sakit 9/14/2008
18470. Being With All Of You 8/30/2008
18471. Radio And The Laundrywoman 9/8/2008
18472. Soft Clay 8/21/2008
18473. A Peacock 8/23/2008
18474. To All The Disciples Of Pain 7/20/2008
18475. What Time Do We Leave Tonight? 8/17/2008
18476. Erotica 7/12/2008
18477. In Daily Dying To Ourselves 7/3/2008
18478. You Amaze Me 6/8/2008
18479. Magic Brooms And Magic Pebbles 4/19/2008
18480. Once I Had A Secret Love 4/19/2008
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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