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Ric S. Bastasa



I looked back at graph
And could not stop laugh
It had rising waves of success
I had dreamed once to have an access

I do certain type reverse swing
Praise poet and favorably sing
Bring his missing points to notice
With good suggestion and promises

Many learned friends do exist
And sometimes in friendly way insist
I keep them in good spirit and applaud
That gives me insight to speak loud

Mr. Ric Bastasa is long time friend
I had no chance to talk with him from this end
I got golden chance to talk over his one word in poem
He brilliantly maneuvered and corrected them

He is one of the finest poets of modern times
Simple and elegant with style in poems
I feel like praising him for selfless word
I fail to find and appreciate with words

He may never criticize
But come out with new trend to oblige
It is his way of writing and dealing
Almost new way of thinking and healing

I was trader, farmer and soldier
Later on turned as union leader
I have worked for welfare of people
So I know what is called struggle

I shall not pay tribute
But would love and like to contribute
To a friend who is afar away

But near too by his poetical way
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am an ex-serviceman from Indian Air force. I joined Oriental Insurance Company and retired from there too in May, 2007. I have been graduated from Punjab University. I hold technical qualification like Diploma in Radio/engineering .I have done English and Hindi stenography as well. I had mastered the art in Morse telephony too. I am associated with several welfare organizations and served long time as Union leader too. I am at present working as hobby writer. I write poems on various subjects and invite suggestions from all the quarters. I have written one memoir named “As I see it” and ready for publication. One interesting part of writing I would love to share with all my reader friends. I am not sure weather it may be the same case with all as I do not want to be caught in any controversy. When I sit on my personal computer, there is absolutely no thought in mind as to what is to be picked up as thought and written. These all things I leave it to the discretion of almighty to fill my mind with relevant ideas. So far I have been graced by Him and as result able to compose about 4000 poems. I have be awarded with 4 achievement award from the www.ezinearticles.com for successfully meeting with their standard. I am writing on many sites so as to be associated with reader friends all over the world. I am thankful to all those who have supported me in my initial days. more…

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