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Poems By Poet RIC S. BASTASA  11/27/2014 8:10:43 AM
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tango....

life must be a tango
it is a step forward and
another step backward
the woman bends
gracefully
so the man sees
what beauty lies
there
the man stands proud
about this
human combination
one must give
and the other takes
one voluntarily
surrenders
and the other
takes care of
the rest
 
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  11578.     

tarts and warts

on a sweet conversation like this
when you open
and i ask some more of this openness
in you,
you become my tart
i like the taste
of fruits and milk and some cheese
to last finger licking
goodness

then you take your turn
trying to open me like a canned
fruit juice
i stick to my lock and key
and you find it hard to
open
you like to drink the four seasons
in me
i refuse
i shifted your questions to something else
like the full moon last night
and you do not like
this one way traffic
between us
my road is closed
i only have
mysterious ends
your thirst shall not be quenched
you should know by now
i am not a tart
i am your wart

and so the saying goes like a road
diverging
i'll take the other one
you take that one
i know
the one less travelled by

you are the poet
i am less
 
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  11579.     

taste

it is a matter of taste
years of bitterness
cannot teach you
in a day what sweetness is

years of searching
cannot give you an hour
of a solution to the problems
you are grappling with

you mellow down through the years
what tastes so sweet to them
in your discriminating expertise
is never sweet to you

you keep a glass of your favorite concoction
the one that makes you live
she takes the courage of taking a sip
her face changes and she vomits

what makes you live is always
the exquisite taste of bitterness
the one that strengthens your mind
and that makes a lot of difference
 
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  11580.     

tea pot

how nice for it
to react under such stress
despite being
heated it still manages to whistle...
 
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