Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,739 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

361. My Great Aunt Elizabeth 11/24/2015
362. In Praise Of Paper 11/28/2015
363. Third World Versus Developed World 12/3/2015
364. Hangzhou, December 5,2015 12/5/2015
365. Haiku (My Take On Life) 12/5/2015
366. Melancholy Perhaps? 12/11/2015
367. Haiku (Justin Trudeau Pm) 12/17/2015
368. B3 Bus 12/23/2015
369. Great And United 12/23/2015
370. Haiku (Acting When Ready) 1/7/2016
371. Hailu (Travel) 1/7/2016
372. Haiku (Stark Choices) 12/25/2015
373. December 26,2015 Hangzhou 12/26/2015
374. Goldman And Sachs 1/15/2016
375. The White Collar Criminals 1/16/2016
376. I Have But One Life 1/30/2016
377. Haying Time 1/30/2016
378. Haiku (Peace Within) 1/31/2016
379. Trout Fishing On Round Lake 2/4/2016
380. Politics As Usual 2/4/2016
381. Haiku (What Actions Show) 2/4/2016
382. Grocery Shopping 101, Hangzhou 2/5/2016
383. Luxurious 2/6/2016
384. Damnatio Ad Bestias 2/7/2016
385. Spring Festival Time Again 1/27/2016
386. If One Can Endure 2/8/2016
387. The Lilies Back Home 2/14/2016
388. Cash Laden Armored Truck 2/14/2016
389. Creation 2/14/2016
390. Thoughts And Dreams 2/14/2016
391. Pornography 2/14/2016
392. Haiku (Great Things) 2/16/2016
393. Haiku (Christianity If Real) 2/16/2016
394. After The Blizzard 2/16/2016
395. Haiku (If You're Not Dead) 2/16/2016
396. Haiku (Tolerance) 2/16/2016
397. Making Love 2/16/2016
398. I Have Never Seen 2/16/2016
399. Haiku (Addiction) 2/16/2016
400. The Drone Of These Academics 2/17/2016

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 ...

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The Hangzhou Choir

Whether they know it or not
They are dressed in their finery
Sleek solid black feathers
With white wing bands
And every day at sunset
While I sit
Under the locust tree
They gather as one massive flock
In a groove of bamboo

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