Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,010 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

601. Haiku (Limitations Of Scientific Research) 1/6/2017
602. The Holocaust 1/6/2017
603. After The Orchestra Had Played 1/6/2017
604. Crumbs From Their Tables 1/11/2017
605. We Crave Love 1/18/2017
606. The Human Heart 1/20/2017
607. Maybe You Think 7/7/2017
608. Now That I'm In My Sixties 7/9/2017
609. Let Not Doubt 7/9/2017
610. Haiku (Genius) 7/10/2017
611. I Cherish Simple Pleasures 7/10/2017
612. The Postmodern Era 7/10/2017
613. Be Forewarned 7/11/2017
614. Liu Xiaobo Died Two Days Ago (Written July 15,2017) 7/15/2017
615. If You Want To Know Who Rules You 7/16/2017
616. Vain Religion 7/20/2017
617. Geronimo And Us 7/22/2017
618. Old Red Jordan 7/24/2017
619. The Art Of Teaching -new- 8/7/2017
620. A Message Was Sent November 8,2016, 11/10/2016
621. Dreams And Pain 1/21/2017
622. Welcome To The New World Order 12/9/2016
623. Enough Hyperbole 6/29/2017
624. A Couple Named Jelly 11/16/2016
625. I Was Going To Buy Some Jewelry Made Of Jade 7/8/2016
626. Stay Off That Hand Cart 10/28/2016
627. A Pleasant Sunday Afternoon 10/16/2016
628. The Chinese Work 10/6/2016
629. It Is The Wild Bird 8/30/2016
630. Those Who Sit In Judgement 7/12/2016
631. And What Is Time? 8/18/2016
632. Ism 8/29/2016
633. Sight 8/14/2016
634. The Sparrow 7/29/2016
635. The Avalanche 7/12/2016
636. Say Versus Say 6/21/2016
637. Musings And My Grandfather's Orchard 6/10/2016
638. What If 6/4/2016
639. Haiku (Isms) 5/23/2016
640. Under A Full Moon 5/22/2016
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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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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