RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

2481. After All It Is Not At All Darkness 12/2/2008
2482. The Green Boat As Spoken Of By Lorenzo 12/2/2008
2483. Snorkling At Crocodile Island 12/2/2008
2484. Drinking Poetry 12/2/2008
2485. Crying 12/3/2008
2486. Finished 12/4/2008
2487. Missing You 12/4/2008
2488. Something They Must See 12/4/2008
2489. What Are Friends For? Really? 12/4/2008
2490. When Everything Goes Wrong 12/4/2008
2491. If You Can Count How Many Drops Of Rain Are Falling 12/4/2008
2492. Tears And Pearls 12/2/2008
2493. On A Certain Anonymity 12/2/2008
2494. Shying Away 12/3/2008
2495. Ang Simula Nga Pagbabalik 12/4/2008
2496. Random For The Moment 12/4/2008
2497. Gratis Et Amore (2) 12/4/2008
2498. He Is Poor 12/4/2008
2499. Sunshine And Green Fields 12/4/2008
2500. Is This Poetry? 12/4/2008
2501. Non Sequitor 12/4/2008
2502. A Pebble 12/4/2008
2503. The Best Way To Be 12/4/2008
2504. Some Spooks 12/4/2008
2505. Stevens 12/4/2008
2506. Rearrangment Of A Poem 12/4/2008
2507. If At The End Of The Day 12/4/2008
2508. Remorse 12/5/2008
2509. Compassion 12/5/2008
2510. Yes, Let The Sleeping Dogs Just Lie Peacefully On The Beach 12/5/2008
2511. Drawing Feelings 12/6/2008
2512. A New Light 12/4/2008
2513. Accepting Things Are They Are 12/6/2008
2514. Hmmm Working For The Money? 12/7/2008
2515. When My Time Comes 12/7/2008
2516. Things Do Not Seem To Be Them After A Careful Seeing 12/7/2008
2517. Who Greets Her? 12/7/2008
2518. Without You On A Broken Day 12/7/2008
2519. A Leaf Springing Forth On A Tree Thought To Be Dead 12/7/2008
2520. Travelling 12/7/2008
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 '

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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