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  2797.     

a leaf, a sparrow, a cloud, sun and wind

this is it
this is it now
without you
without me even

a new day
will always be here
even
without us

it does not make any bother
it does not say a word
it simply makes
itself with the others
who also make
themselves

unfolding.
 
RIC S. BASTASA
   
 

   
   
 

  2798.     

a leaf, a twig, a little bird

Adam, am i,
i got this only fig
leaf to
cover my
insufficiency,
this deficiency
of the
centerfold
in me.

Adam am i,
i have this little twig,
attached to
my upper leg,

and Adam am i,
i have this little bird,
so coy like a turtle dove,
yet so fierce
and shrewd
like a fox, like a snake,
one eyed

it sees the main entrance
in that dark hole
where happiness

and pleasure
of my being
Adam of the flesh
am i
surely lies.

i throw away the fig leaf,
hold unto this twig,
and then like happiness

i fly to you like
my little shrewd bird.

catch me, if you can,
barehanded, if you will.
 
RIC S. BASTASA
   
 

   
   
 

  2799.     

a leap of faith

at the very moment when he gave up God
he closes his eyes
he leaps from the top of the cliff
feeling the wind and the hands of the clouds
he stretches his arms
his hands groping for nothing
his feet no longer trembling
he feels the ground
he crushes with an impact
that he had never known

there is only darkness
and then a faint light and then he feels
the arms of God finally embracing him
he opens his eyes and there he sees God
the eyes of true compassion
love eternal
 
RIC S. BASTASA
   
 

   
   
 

  2800.     

a least...

when the night is darkest
because the rains are heavier
when we are packed like
sardines inside this cave
uncertain about what happens
next, fears pile, and beats of
the heart get too tense,
let us not talk about the future
set aside the past and
suspend the present, at least,
we can speak about the moon and
the stars
how the stars drink space
and how the moon wades
on the waves of time
and then perhaps we shall be
ready about the storms
that are still coming
lest one of you, once lovers
tell the love of
soft sunshine.
 
RIC S. BASTASA
   
 
 
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