Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,332 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

481. Idolatry 8/14/2016
482. Snow Queen 8/18/2016
483. Hollywood 8/18/2016
484. Summer Holidays Remembered 8/21/2016
485. False Advertising 8/23/2016
486. From The Window Of The Bus 8/23/2016
487. When They've Felled Every Tree 8/23/2016
488. A Feeding Frenzy 8/25/2016
489. Haiku (Believing In Progress) 8/25/2016
490. Reflecting On The Possibility Of Nuclear War! ! 8/27/2016
491. Yes Duplicity 8/29/2016
492. Wisdom 8/15/2016
493. Death 8/15/2016
494. A Smile 8/15/2016
495. The Grave In The Woods (In Memory Of Howard Walker) 8/18/2016
496. John Ashbery 7/12/2016
497. Destroying A Culture 8/30/2016
498. All Hail The Sweaty Brow 8/30/2016
499. Consternation 8/30/2016
500. Word Has It 9/1/2016
501. Bring Forth The Swarthy Man 9/5/2016
502. A Touch Of Fall 9/5/2016
503. If Reason Be Light, And Knowledge The Prism 9/6/2016
504. The Problem 9/14/2016
505. Haiku (The Truth About Government) 9/21/2016
506. Last Night In The Dark 9/22/2016
507. For John Ashbery 9/22/2016
508. I'm Just 9/22/2016
509. Haiku (Man Would Like) 9/22/2016
510. Haiku (Hollywood Gold) 9/22/2016
511. Time To Wake Up 9/24/2016
512. Trail Marker Trees 9/24/2016
513. Haiku (Freedom And Self-Sufficiency) 9/24/2016
514. Crows 9/24/2016
515. Life Is A Great Echo Chamber 9/28/2016
516. Procrastination Is A Disease 9/29/2016
517. The World In A Town 10/2/2016
518. A Calm Reasoned Speech 10/3/2016
519. Haiku (Essence Of Disappointment) 10/4/2016
520. Truth Is Truth 10/4/2016
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 Art Of Teaching

The art of teaching
Is performed by teachers
With a range of talent
Across a broad spectrum
Beginning at the low end
With those who wish only
To tell you something
These are the most mediocre
The next rung up the ladder

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