RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

281. Actually I Do Not Talk Much About This And That 4/16/2008
282. 4: 04 A.M. 4/16/2008
283. Nothing Extraordinary Nothing Peculiar 4/16/2008
284. How Do We Speak In Riddles? 4/16/2008
285. Sexual Harassment For Gatiting 4/16/2008
286. 4: 59 In The Early Morning 4/16/2008
287. Sense Of Humor For Reece Kay 4/16/2008
288. I Have To Go I Cannot Stay 4/16/2008
289. The Law Classes 4/16/2008
290. And So The Lie Shall Become Truths 4/17/2008
291. They Who Know How To Get So Much Money 4/17/2008
292. What I Once Believe When I Was Young 4/17/2008
293. The Way We Look At Things At First 4/17/2008
294. Remembering An Old English Teacher 4/17/2008
295. How Do I Remember You Ms. Belen? 4/18/2008
296. I Have Seen Your Picture With Your Daughters In Kimono 4/18/2008
297. The Memories 4/19/2008
298. Giving The Carabao Feelings Of Wings 4/19/2008
299. Take Off That Load For A While 4/19/2008
300. Mathew Takwi’s Fire On The Mountain 4/19/2008
301. The Fishbone In Your Throat 4/19/2008
302. I Will Write A Poem That Will Say The Truth 4/19/2008
303. Little Did I Know About These 4/19/2008
304. Mosaic, We Abide 4/19/2008
305. Learning To Ride 4/19/2008
306. My Name Is Ricky 4/19/2008
307. A Choice 4/19/2008
308. My House Is Small 4/19/2008
309. Astray 4/19/2008
310. Lover Boy 4/19/2008
311. There Are Walls There Are Ceilings 4/15/2008
312. Love You Always Expect Love That Is Sweet And Enduring 4/17/2008
313. We Love To Do Bad Behind Walls And When We Go Out We Like To Be Seen Unblemished 4/17/2008
314. It Was Only Yesterday When I Said I Want Your Body 4/18/2008
315. When I Make A Decision I Try To See The Universe And The Ant 4/18/2008
316. You Are Asking Now For A Metaphor To Understand 4/18/2008
317. All I Need From You Is That You Clean Me, Mama 4/18/2008
318. I Am Writing A Poem That You Can Understand So Easily 4/18/2008
319. Mortal Love 4/19/2008
320. My Dream 4/19/2008
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 '

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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