RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

161. ...Weakening 11/22/2010
162. ...What Do I Have Here, Anyway? ..... 1/4/2017
163. ...What Do You Have To Lose? ........ 1/13/2017
164. ...What I Saw In The Problem.... 7/30/2016
165. ...What They Are Not.... 4/7/2016
166. ...When I Am Finally On Top Of You.... 4/27/2013
167. ...Where You Are Finally Heading..... 2/5/2017
168. ...Without Speaking 2/23/2017
169. ...Worst As Ever.... 2/27/2017
170. ...Wound 11/24/2008
171. ...You Beside Me.... 6/4/2017
172. ...You Wander Still.... 5/17/2017
173. ...You, The People 3/4/2017
174. ...Your Hubris..... 7/11/2016
175. ...Your Nature.... 2/9/2017
176. ..A Floating Rock 2/25/2017
177. ..A Legal Story.... 5/19/2017
178. ..A Little Note On Sin.... 2/28/2017
179. ..A Love Sublime -new- 6/14/2017
180. ..A Poem... 5/11/2017
181. ..About Robert, The Fly 2/23/2017
182. ..About Us....... 2/25/2017
183. ..Adam And Eve Inside Us... 2/22/2017
184. ..And So I Chose You... 3/20/2017
185. ..And Then..... 2/23/2017
186. ..As The Numbers Keep Rising 2/24/2017
187. ..At The End Of You.... 4/17/2017
188. ..At The Reunion..... 2/1/2017
189. ..At This Hour... 1/3/2017
190. ..Battery Failure.... 1/28/2017
191. ..Because They Are Never Real.... 1/30/2017
192. ..Bloody Muddy Mary.... 2/2/2017
193. ..Bombs.....Everywhere 12/29/2016
194. ..But Life Is Not As Simple As You Think 12/7/2011
195. ..Dislocations.... 5/3/2017
196. ..Flashes Of Memories, Flashes Of Lightning -new- 6/22/2017
197. ..Floating On The Water.... 6/6/2017
198. ..Foolish Love.... 2/7/2017
199. ..Giving In.... 2/11/2017
200. ..Going To Sleep.... 3/20/2017
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 '

Ephemeral

A red hibiscus that blooms
In the morning
Closes, wilts, in the afternoon,
You expect another one of its kind tomorrow,
A china rose,
Your night life,
At the outdoor café, sitting on light fabricated
Silver chairs, sipping tea, puffing smoke, sipping
Margarita, gazing

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