RIC S. BASTASA


Seated At D


at the F seat of
the plane
the fat man with scattered white hair
talks that his daughter is
graduating tomorrow
in high school,

the E seat man
makes a link that his son is
graduating this afternoon
in the elementary school

they are overseas workers
from Jeddah

they are talking about salaries
and other incentives

the thin one brags that he
can work overtime and on fridays
he sidelines as driver
in the desert
road

I am the D seat man
i close my eyes and take my sleep

the plane sails like a ship in
a very calm sea &

i really have nothing to say.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Seated At D by RIC S. BASTASA )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Within Poetical Interludes, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. Look In Your Ear - Haiku, Robert Eckstein
  3. ~Someone Knows~, E Nigma
  4. In Egoless Silence We Bore..., Mr. Nobody
  5. Pleasure Of Desire, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  6. It is all true, gajanan mishra
  7. Poet Persona and YOU, which is which?, Mr. Nobody
  8. Saturated, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. I would never hurt you, The Princess is
  10. One Mode of Mortal Devotion, William Park

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  4. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]