Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,729 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

401. Money And Marriage 2/18/2016
402. Death Has Not Arrived 2/18/2016
403. If You Are Caught Up 2/18/2016
404. Knowledge Versus Wisdom 2/18/2016
405. Those Who Espouse Atheism 2/18/2016
406. The Chance Of Finding A Politician 2/18/2016
407. Spring Festival Time Again 1/27/2016
408. If One Can Endure 2/8/2016
409. The Lilies Back Home 2/14/2016
410. Cash Laden Armored Truck 2/14/2016
411. Creation 2/14/2016
412. Thoughts And Dreams 2/14/2016
413. Pornography 2/14/2016
414. And What Precisely Are The People Consenting To? 2/21/2016
415. You Would Have Me? 2/22/2016
416. A Rational Person 3/1/2016
417. Do Not Live With The Regret 2/12/2016
418. A Series Of Nows 4/7/2016
419. I'm Rich 4/20/2016
420. Choose 4/23/2016
421. An Ancient Feud 4/30/2016
422. History Repeating Itself 5/1/2016
423. The Dance (For Andrea) 3/25/2016
424. I Am A Bulldozer 5/8/2016
425. There Is A Righteous Anger 5/8/2016
426. Arm Yourselves 5/8/2016
427. Haiku (Think About It!) 5/8/2016
428. Seize Each Moment 3/13/2016
429. Computers 3/13/2016
430. Haiku (Stating The Obvious) 5/13/2016
431. The Good German 5/20/2016
432. Bear With Me, My Fellow Canadians 5/23/2016
433. I Fly No Flag 5/23/2016
434. Such As It Is 5/23/2016
435. The Religion Of The Damned 5/28/2016
436. Civilizations Come And Civilizations Go 5/29/2016
437. Thinking About Getting A Dog 6/3/2016
438. Blood Diamonds 6/4/2016
439. The Purple Martins 6/5/2016
440. A Heck Of A Character 7/1/2016

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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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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