Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 27,293 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

641. The Art Of Teaching 8/7/2017
642. It Is Words 11/15/2016
643. A Farmer From Glendendow 11/16/2016
644. Haiku (Perfect Poet For This Age) 8/20/2017
645. Melancholy 8/28/2017
646. Missing Pieces 3/18/2018
647. Haiku (Bikini Economics) 3/18/2018
648. ? ? ? ? ? ? 3/18/2018
649. The So-Called Social Sciences 3/24/2018
650. In Regards To Education 3/28/2018
651. Such A Loving Pair 3/28/2018
652. As It Once Was, It Cannot Be 4/21/2018
653. Gentle Gentle River 4/30/2018
654. Haiku (World Freedom Of The Press Day) 5/6/2018
655. Looking For A Book Of Poems By Karl Shapiro 5/6/2018
656. The Old Lift Bridge 5/21/2018
657. Toronto/Canada 5/29/2018
658. Mangoes In Toronto -new- 6/10/2018
659. Haiku (Biblical Eschatology) -new- 6/13/2018
660. Striking A Balance -new- 6/13/2018
661. Nike -new- 6/13/2018
662. Life Ought To Be Garnished With The Odd Simple Pleasure -new- 6/13/2018
663. The Word Love -new- 6/19/2018
664. Concision -new- 6/20/2018
665. Haiku (Democracy Ii) -new- 6/17/2018
666. It Is A Wonderful Juicy Delicious Conundrum 5/9/2018
667. The Legacy Of The Human Presence 5/1/2018
668. Everybody Who Thought About It For 5 Seconds Knew 4/29/2018
669. The Dog Team 3/30/2018
670. A Couple Named Jelly 11/16/2016
671. The Daily Paper 8/12/2017
672. Haiku (Just Privileges) 3/4/2018
673. Dreams And Pain 1/21/2017
674. Enough Hyperbole 6/29/2017
675. It Is The Wild Bird 8/30/2016
676. Stay Off That Hand Cart 10/28/2016
677. A Message Was Sent November 8,2016, 11/10/2016
678. A Pleasant Sunday Afternoon 10/16/2016
679. The Chinese Work 10/6/2016
680. Ism 8/29/2016

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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