Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 26,042 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

601. Crumbs From Their Tables 1/11/2017
602. We Crave Love 1/18/2017
603. The Human Heart 1/20/2017
604. Maybe You Think 7/7/2017
605. Now That I'm In My Sixties 7/9/2017
606. Let Not Doubt 7/9/2017
607. Haiku (Genius) 7/10/2017
608. I Cherish Simple Pleasures 7/10/2017
609. The Postmodern Era 7/10/2017
610. Be Forewarned 7/11/2017
611. Liu Xiaobo Died Two Days Ago (Written July 15,2017) 7/15/2017
612. If You Want To Know Who Rules You 7/16/2017
613. Vain Religion 7/20/2017
614. Geronimo And Us 7/22/2017
615. Old Red Jordan 7/24/2017
616. The Art Of Teaching 8/7/2017
617. It Is Words 11/15/2016
618. A Farmer From Glendendow 11/16/2016
619. Haiku (Perfect Poet For This Age) 8/20/2017
620. Melancholy 8/28/2017
621. Mycology 9/1/2017
622. Haiku (Contemplating Life) 9/1/2017
623. 63 9/2/2017
624. Singing To The Choir 9/9/2017
625. A Wise People 9/23/2017
626. Haiku (End The Fed) 10/7/2017
627. British Modus Operandi 10/15/2017
628. A Wise Man Realizes He Does Not See Things As They Are 10/16/2017
629. How Many 10/31/2017
630. Buy Walmart 11/17/2017
631. You Can't Buy Quality Of Life 11/17/2017
632. Welcome Home Boys 11/22/2017
633. Canada Is Now Number 1 11/26/2017
634. The Undoing Of Western Culture 11/27/2017
635. You'd Think Given The Appalling State Of American Schools 12/8/2017
636. Times Square, New York 12/25/2017
637. The Trail Of Tears 12/28/2017
638. Haiku (Water) 12/29/2017
639. Statistics Canada 12/30/2017
640. Haiku (Science) 1/7/2018

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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Times Square, New York

It was decades ago
But I vividly remember
The first, and last time
I was in Times Square, New York
Me a person
From small town Ontario
Walking around
Looking at a cityscape
That up until then

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