RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

18881. Do Not Wear A Sad Face 3/17/2009
18882. When The Son Makes The Mistake 1/12/2009
18883. We Have Not Met Yet 1/6/2009
18884. Birthday Greetings 12/7/2008
18885. The Fourth Amendment 4/30/2011
18886. The Color Purple 5/12/2010
18887. Too Much Familiarity Breeds Contempt 4/16/2008
18888. To A Nephew 4/5/2009
18889. An Introduction To A Poetry Book 7/9/2008
18890. It Is Spring.... 2/3/2012
18891. Dog Stay Dog Stay 2/8/2008
18892. Faces And Layers Of Faces 3/27/2008
18893. Do They Play Basketball In Heaven? 5/9/2008
18894. The Rain 2/24/2009
18895. 401 2/20/2009
18896. Under The Cover Of The Blanket Of Darkness 3/25/2009
18897. Industrialization 4/14/2009
18898. Thanks She Says For The Beautiful Scenes 10/25/2008
18899. Jose Feliciano, España Verde 4/21/2008
18900. Joy Of Solitude 4/30/2011
18901. The White Horse... 7/22/2011
18902. Landscape With Figures By Carlos Bulosan 4/8/2008
18903. Alone Again 4/6/2008
18904. Alone On A Hill 4/11/2008
18905. The Tree 4/1/2008
18906. All She Needs To Do Really Is Just Signal 4/20/2008
18907. All Things All Persons Are Interconnected 4/18/2008
18908. The Teacher 5/8/2008
18909. Sagada Stills In A Floating World By Marjorie Evasco 6/3/2008
18910. ...Square 7/18/2008
18911. All That I Hear From The Rain At Dawn 9/25/2008
18912. All Things Being Constant 10/30/2008
18913. ...Prison 11/24/2008
18914. Thank You Tai Chi 12/2/2008
18915. 67 2/16/2009
18916. Allegro Comodo 4/24/2009
18917. Joy And Hope 3/17/2009
18918. Indifference Is More Painful 11/2/2009
18919. The Hiding Place 10/7/2009
18920. To Infinity 9/16/2009
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 '

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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