Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 27,296 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

361. Ham And Eggs And Life 7/1/2015
362. Haiku (Blessed Is The Man) 7/1/2015
363. Haiku (Indispensable) 7/2/2015
364. Long Jing Tea 7/2/2015
365. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
366. Haiku (Philosophers Vs Lunatics) 7/2/2015
367. Haiku (The Mature) 7/2/2015
368. Do Not Strive For Perfection 7/2/2015
369. It's A Pathetic Charade 7/2/2015
370. Every Now And Then 7/2/2015
371. Haiku (The Rat Race) 7/3/2015
372. My New Favorite Tea 7/4/2015
373. North America Today 7/4/2015
374. Haiku (People's Approval) 7/4/2015
375. I Am Not A Sucker 7/4/2015
376. No More Noon 7/4/2015
377. Haiku (The Very Best Things) 7/5/2015
378. What I Miss 7/5/2015
379. Haiku (The Danger Of Pride) 7/5/2015
380. Civilization 7/7/2015
381. Haiku (Humility) 7/8/2015
382. Parents 7/8/2015
383. July 10.2015 7/10/2015
384. Haiku (Readers) 7/11/2015
385. History 7/11/2015
386. Haiku (The State Of The World) 7/14/2015
387. Haiku (Diamonds) 7/14/2015
388. Did You Ever Notice 7/14/2015
389. Sergey And I 7/15/2015
390. Haiku (Past Memories) 7/15/2015
391. Haiku (Desire) 7/15/2015
392. Remembering Old Man Bay 7/18/2015
393. Grace 7/19/2015
394. Haiku (Science Vs Economics) 7/20/2015
395. Love And Time 7/20/2015
396. Anger 7/20/2015
397. The Day Is Coming 7/21/2015
398. Lets 7/21/2015
399. If You Went To University 7/21/2015
400. Come To Think Of It 7/21/2015

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 Always Arrived Early

I always arrived early
The first day of elementary school
To be first in line
Upon being admitted to the classroom
I made a beeline for the back corner
To lay claim to the desk beside the window
No one can under-estimate
How important this was
For during the inevitable

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