Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 29,691 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

1. The Hangzhou Choir 4/4/2015
2. There's No Going Back 4/4/2015
3. I See Few Cats 4/4/2015
4. The Rich Will Endure 4/4/2015
5. Curiosity Set The Record Straight 4/5/2015
6. Fear Not 4/6/2015
7. I'Ve Figured It Out 4/8/2015
8. I Have Just Reread Leaves Of Grass 4/8/2015
9. Unhappiness 4/13/2015
10. The Belief 4/13/2015
11. It Is My Fond Hope 4/13/2015
12. It's Deep Six 4/13/2015
13. The Rich And Titled 4/14/2015
14. The United Church Of Canada (A Reqium) 4/14/2015
15. We The People - The Homo Sapiens 4/10/2015
16. I Was Married For Over 26 Years 4/12/2015
17. Well I Remember 4/15/2015
18. I Did Not Move To Sodom 4/16/2015
19. There Is Nothing To Be Gained 4/16/2015
20. Haiku (The Perversion Of Tolerance) 4/16/2015
21. Now That Spring Has Arrived In Zhejiang Province 4/17/2015
22. In The Beginning 4/17/2015
23. I Do Not Think 4/20/2015
24. Apparently 4/20/2015
25. The Goldsmith 4/22/2015
26. The Lawyer 4/22/2015
27. Troubles Come And Troubles Go 4/24/2015
28. To The Grinder 4/25/2015
29. So-Called Underwear 4/26/2015
30. These Words 4/26/2015
31. The Psychiatric Ward 4/27/2015
32. Years Ago When I Was Young 4/27/2015
33. The Matchmaker 4/27/2015
34. The Flea 4/28/2015
35. Life Is Far Too Important 4/28/2015
36. Any Mortal Knows 4/29/2015
37. J P 4/29/2015
38. Tonight As I Ambled 4/29/2015
39. That Pill 4/30/2015
40. My Sinnner's Prayer 4/30/2015

Comments about Raymond Farrell

  • Sandra Feldman (5/1/2015 12:05:00 AM)

    Did he live?

    This poem is fantastic, best description of an
    optimist ever! so good to laugh for a change.
    thank you.

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Best Poem of Raymond Farrell

When It Comes To Poetry

When it comes to poetry
I feel like David
Before he went out to meet Goliath
Saul offered him his armour
His sword, his breast plate
His helmet, his shield
But in the end he refused
Saying he had not proved it
For he was but a shepherd
Not trained in the use
Of weapons of war
He took merely a sling shot
And five smooth stones
But any giant can be slain
By such a crude weapon
If the stone finds its mark
And I can offer
No grand words
No breath-taking imagery
I commend all
Who operate at those lofty heights
But I am just
A ...

Read the full of When It Comes To Poetry

I See Few Cats

I see few cats
Here in Guangdong
What few I see
Walk warily
And don't respond
To my overtures
Slink around
Any motion
And they're off
In a flash
And you would be too
If you might
Be on the menu.

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