RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

18521. In My Desire To Show That Now I Detest You. 2/22/2015
18522. The Turtle And The Rabbit....... 2/17/2015
18523. 441 2/21/2009
18524. Believing In Yourself 2/27/2009
18525. The Lonely Woman And The Sea 4/14/2009
18526. Patience, Patience 2/5/2009
18527. Romancing The Poverty Of Other People 1/26/2009
18528. I Am Not Gone 1/3/2009
18529. I Like Your Silence 9/4/2008
18530. Father And Son 4/1/2008
18531. About Being Ordinary 4/10/2008
18532. Time To Be With Myself, This Self, This Self, This Self 6/9/2008
18533. I See You But You Don'T See Me 4/26/2008
18534. The Horse That I Am Riding 5/3/2010
18535. Measuring His Life 4/28/2010
18536. The Blackbird Metaphor 1/18/2010
18537. Braggart 3/15/2010
18538. Push Me To The Edge 12/15/2009
18539. The Comfort Of Silence 6/1/2009
18540. Want 5/16/2010
18541. The Rainbow Illusion 10/16/2010
18542. The Avid Reader 11/9/2010
18543. A Vacuole.... 12/17/2010
18544. G5 12/29/2010
18545. Sadness, In Consonance With Lady Grace 6/8/2010
18546. I Am Funny 6/6/2009
18547. Waking Up Too Early One Morning 5/20/2009
18548. Astronauts Must We Be 10/28/2009
18549. Feelings Of Insufficiency 5/5/2010
18550. When They Learned That Their Mother Has Cervical Cancer 7/18/2008
18551. I Am Ash 5/26/2009
18552. I Love You Because... 3/9/2015
18553. And This Is What Life Is All About What Love Is 2/8/2015
18554. How Small We Are, How Insignificant. 4/24/2014
18555. A Form Of Injustice 7/29/2012
18556. Choosing Sides Next Time 1/17/2013
18557. The Last Request 11/8/2011
18558. And What About Freedom? 11/1/2011
18559. Beauty Speaks In Silence 2/15/2012
18560. Insomniac Butterflies... 2/11/2012
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 ...

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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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