RIC S. BASTASA


RIC S. BASTASA Poems

16601. Your Window Is Open And You Gaze Into A World Abandoned 12/7/2014
16602. Your Words Are Here 9/12/2008
16603. You'Re Not The One 10/16/2013
16604. You'Re Right 7/2/2012
16605. You'Re So Hot 9/26/2010
16606. Yours Is Too Crude 3/6/2010
16607. Yulo.... 1/22/2011
16608. Yvette 5/6/2010
16609. Zahir 11/12/2009
16610. Zamboanga 9/11/2013
16611. Zanny On Top Of Her Hill 7/29/2014
16612. Zapped 8/29/2008
16613. Zen 9/5/2011
16614. Zen Going And Coming And Going 1/2/2012
16615. Zero % Cotton Life 8/21/2008
16616. Zero One Slash Seventeen Slash Zero Nine 1/18/2009
16617. Zeroing.... 1/13/2011
16618. Zipless 4/10/2009
16619. Zipless Reunion By Emma Z. 6/10/2010
16620. Zipped 8/29/2008
16621. Zipped Winners 4/4/2012
16622. Zopped 8/29/2008
16623. 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 ...

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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