Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 27,630 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

601. The Human Heart 1/20/2017
602. Mycology 9/1/2017
603. Haiku (Contemplating Life) 9/1/2017
604. 63 9/2/2017
605. I Was Rummaging Through My Strong Box 9/2/2017
606. Singing To The Choir 9/9/2017
607. A Wise People 9/23/2017
608. Haiku (End The Fed) 10/7/2017
609. The Fabrication Of Care 10/10/2017
610. British Modus Operandi 10/15/2017
611. A Wise Man Realizes He Does Not See Things As They Are 10/16/2017
612. How Many 10/31/2017
613. Life's Futility 11/4/2017
614. Haiku (Buy Walmart) 11/17/2017
615. You Can't Buy Quality Of Life 11/17/2017
616. Welcome Home Boys 11/22/2017
617. Canada Is Now Number 1 11/26/2017
618. The Undoing Of Western Culture 11/27/2017
619. You'd Think Given The Appalling State Of American Schools 12/8/2017
620. Times Square, New York 12/25/2017
621. The Trail Of Tears 12/28/2017
622. Haiku (Water) 12/29/2017
623. Statistics Canada 12/30/2017
624. Haiku (Science) 1/7/2018
625. The British Should See Themselves As Lucky 1/11/2018
626. Maybe You Think 7/7/2017
627. Now That I'm In My Sixties 7/9/2017
628. Let Not Doubt 7/9/2017
629. Haiku (Genius) 7/10/2017
630. I Cherish Simple Pleasures 7/10/2017
631. The Postmodern Era 7/10/2017
632. Be Forewarned 7/11/2017
633. Liu Xiaobo Died Two Days Ago (Written July 15,2017) 7/15/2017
634. If You Want To Know Who Rules You 7/16/2017
635. Vain Religion 7/20/2017
636. Geronimo And Us 7/22/2017
637. Old Red Jordan 7/24/2017
638. The Art Of Teaching 8/7/2017
639. It Is Words 11/15/2016
640. A Farmer From Glendendow 11/16/2016

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 See Few Cats

I see few cats
Here in Guangdong
What few I see
Walk warily
And don't respond
To my overtures
Slink around
Any motion
And they're off
In a flash
And you would be too
If you might
Be on the menu.

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