RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

1. ' A Discourse On Pleasure ' 5/17/2011
2. ' I Am Not Lonely' He Quipped. 1/9/2015
3. ' The Last Dance Of Your Life ' 5/17/2011
4. ' The Truth About His Place ' 5/17/2011
5. ' What Is Life? Let Us Talk About It ' 5/17/2011
6. Why Do People Keep Saying, I'M Sorry, For Things They Know They'Ll Do Again? 2/17/2010
7. hypnagogic 9/22/2009
8. to The Light 9/16/2009
9. watashi Wa Wakarimasen. 4/15/2011
10. С о в е р ш е н с т в о п о э з и и 2/13/2009
11. ق ا س ي ا ل ق َ ل ْ ب ، ع َ د ي م ا ل ر أ ف َ ه 5/20/2008
12. 太 阳 把 它 嘲 笑 . 3/14/2009
13. 洗 腦 (Xǐ Nă O, Literally 'Wash Brain') 9/10/2009
14. İNside The Arms Of The House 7/5/2011
15. Σ τ α λ α γ μ ί τ η ς 10/11/2009
16. ♫ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♫ ♪ ♫ 6/11/2008
17. ( X X X) 2/7/2014
18. ((Hurting Realities)) 6/11/2008
19. (a Fantasy At The Train Station) 10/3/2010
20. * * * 6/9/2008
21. ***just One Thing*** 6/23/2008
22. . Pain 5/27/2009
23. ... Facetious 11/20/2008
24. ... So Much 11/22/2011
25. .... 10/4/2009
26. ......The Tree 10/4/2009
27. .....I Am Imitating You 2/4/2009
28. ....And Then An Empty Morning Sky 7/30/2014
29. ....And Why 4/27/2013
30. ....At Peace With God. 3/4/2012
31. ....Because Of You...... 9/9/2014
32. ....But Perfection 3/1/2013
33. ....Hairy 7/4/2009
34. ....Red Presence 12/4/2008
35. ...An Insane Man 3/1/2013
36. ...And Then I Fly Away... -new- 5/24/2015
37. ...Because You Expect Much 2/17/2015
38. ...Because You Expects Much 2/17/2015
39. ...Cage 11/20/2008
40. ...Compulsion 5 6/8/2008
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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