RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

18761. Bye Bye Girl Bye Bye Past 3/15/2015
18762. We Are Floating Like Kites Under A Storm. 2/24/2015
18763. A Metaphor For Dedication. 7/21/2012
18764. I Am Happy I Am. 2/8/2015
18765. Chaos, Order, Chaos, Beauty And Ugliness... 1/8/2012
18766. The Sky Is Limitless 4/1/2008
18767. A Poem By Merlie Alunan 9/22/2008
18768. Imitating Jack Prelutsky's Last Night I Dreamed Of Chickens 5/4/2010
18769. A Little Note For Fifty Shades Of Grey 2/24/2015
18770. In Search Of Metaphors And Images To Express Yourself In A Poem 2/21/2009
18771. Pride 3/16/2009
18772. Kiss Me 4/3/2009
18773. Seeing Yourself In A Mirror 4/21/2009
18774. 25 2/16/2009
18775. Do Not Threaten Me With Fire My Love 12/23/2008
18776. For A Friend Who Is Also Struggling Out There 10/28/2008
18777. This Is My World That Is Your World 4/1/2008
18778. There Is No Sound Sleep As Sound As Home 5/19/2008
18779. What Scares You? 4/16/2010
18780. Money Money Money 3/21/2010
18781. Explaining Poetry 11/23/2007
18782. Because God Loves Me Still 6/2/2013
18783. The Flowers Of May 5/1/2010
18784. The Metamorphosis Of F. Kafka 5/5/2010
18785. This Is Home- This Is My Home (A Mantra) 7/10/2013
18786. The Bamboo Tree Poem 12/27/2010
18787. Still Alice.... 3/6/2015
18788. A Metaphor Is Easy To Make 4/1/2008
18789. Life Is Temporary, Here Is My Temporary Life For You 4/17/2008
18790. To Still Have The Courage 9/4/2008
18791. Ecstacy In An Orgasmic Poem 11/21/2008
18792. 40 2/16/2009
18793. The Little Girl With Curly Hair 1/22/2010
18794. That Early Morning Before You Go For A Walk 2/10/2010
18795. Inject 1/30/2010
18796. Independence 3/11/2010
18797. Ingratitude 3/5/2010
18798. Alone..... 2/19/2010
18799. Aloof 5/4/2010
18800. July Heat 7/18/2009
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 '

The Choices We Make...

AT THE time when the pool
was murky
you decided finally to
bathe

wrong timing i said but
just the same you liked it.

at the time when every nook

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