RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

17121. Yvette 5/6/2010
17122. Zahir 11/12/2009
17123. Zamboanga 9/11/2013
17124. Zanny On Top Of Her Hill 7/29/2014
17125. Zapped 8/29/2008
17126. Zen 9/5/2011
17127. Zen Going And Coming And Going 1/2/2012
17128. Zen..... 12/28/2015
17129. Zero % Cotton Life 8/21/2008
17130. Zero One Slash Seventeen Slash Zero Nine 1/18/2009
17131. Zeroing.... 1/13/2011
17132. Zipless 4/10/2009
17133. Zipless Reunion By Emma Z. 6/10/2010
17134. Zipped 8/29/2008
17135. Zipped Winners 4/4/2012
17136. Zopped 8/29/2008
17137. Zorro's Face 5/3/2009
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 ...

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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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