RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

19041. Will You Believe Me If I Speak Of Love? 4/1/2008
19042. The Dark Rose 4/24/2009
19043. Cause And Effect 4/1/2008
19044. ...Compulsion 5 6/8/2008
19045. Did You Say That Your Only Freedom From Pain Is Death? 4/24/2009
19046. .....I Am Imitating You 2/4/2009
19047. (a Fantasy At The Train Station) 10/3/2010
19048. Σ τ α λ α γ μ ί τ η ς 10/11/2009
19049. Love And Lust 10/4/2009
19050. .... 10/4/2009
19051. С о в е р ш е н с т в о п о э з и и 2/13/2009
19052. Doko Kara Kimashita Ka? 4/15/2011
19053. Inside The Car One Rainy Day 10/17/2011
19054. ((Hurting Realities)) 6/11/2008
19055. ... Facetious 11/20/2008
19056. ق ا س ي ا ل ق َ ل ْ ب ، ع َ د ي م ا ل ر أ ف َ ه 5/20/2008
19057. * * * 6/9/2008
19058. ' What Is Life? Let Us Talk About It ' 5/17/2011
19059. 太 阳 把 它 嘲 笑 . 3/14/2009
19060. İNside The Arms Of The House 7/5/2011
19061. 洗 腦 (Xǐ Nă O, Literally 'Wash Brain') 9/10/2009
19062. ' The Truth About His Place ' 5/17/2011
19063. ♫ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ 6/11/2008
19064. ***just One Thing*** 6/23/2008
19065. ... So Much 11/22/2011
19066. . Pain 5/27/2009
19067. hypnagogic 9/22/2009
19068. watashi Wa Wakarimasen. 4/15/2011
19069. This Is My Life 2/13/2009
19070. Why Do People Keep Saying, I'M Sorry, For Things They Know They'Ll Do Again? 2/17/2010
19071. ......The Tree 10/4/2009
19072. to The Light 9/16/2009
19073. ' A Discourse On Pleasure ' 5/17/2011
19074. ' The Last Dance Of Your Life ' 5/17/2011
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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