RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

161. ..Adam And Eve Inside Us... 2/22/2017
162. ..And So I Chose You... -new- 3/20/2017
163. ..And Then..... 2/23/2017
164. ..As The Numbers Keep Rising 2/24/2017
165. ..At The Reunion..... 2/1/2017
166. ..At This Hour... 1/3/2017
167. ..Battery Failure.... 1/28/2017
168. ..Because They Are Never Real.... 1/30/2017
169. ..Bloody Muddy Mary.... 2/2/2017
170. ..Bombs.....Everywhere 12/29/2016
171. ..But Life Is Not As Simple As You Think 12/7/2011
172. ..Foolish Love.... 2/7/2017
173. ..Giving In.... 2/11/2017
174. ..Going To Sleep.... -new- 3/20/2017
175. ..Hands As Chains 3/1/2013
176. ..In The Middle Of These Hours... 2/28/2017
177. ..In The Mood For Love.... 2/26/2017
178. ..In This Corner, No One Is Significant.... 1/4/2017
179. ..In Your Own Poetry.... 2/7/2017
180. ..Into Anonymity.... 2/12/2017
181. ..Into Stones... 2/28/2017
182. ..Leaves Of Grapes.... 2/2/2017
183. ..Lessons Learned From The Piano 2/23/2017
184. ..Little Bud.... 2/24/2017
185. ..Loving The Young One....The Tragedy Of The Rose Bud 2/12/2017
186. ..Mist And Wind.... 2/12/2017
187. ..Notes On The Piano 2/28/2017
188. ..Nothing To Save.... 2/27/2017
189. ..Of Madness And Atrocity 1/9/2017
190. ..On The Left Foot And The Solo Tree.... 2/12/2017
191. ..Other Than This.... 2/23/2017
192. ..Perhaps It Knows From The Very Beginning.... 2/7/2017
193. ..Random Thoughts In The Marshes... 2/12/2017
194. ..Ratiocination Of The Night 2/28/2017
195. ..Ready To Be Hanged... 3/4/2017
196. ..Sleep Well In The Morning 2/10/2017
197. ..That I Have Lied.... 2/11/2017
198. ..The Apple Vendors Of Galas -new- 3/25/2017
199. ..The Crocodiles Feast..... 1/5/2017
200. ..The Exit..... -new- 3/20/2017
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 '

..Battery Failure....

you are
right about the need to be alone again

after that early departure
the blanket lies flat on the floor like a dead body

your eyes are nailed at the ceiling
and light is just too glaring

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