Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,305 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

761. We The People - The Homo Sapiens 4/10/2015
762. I Was Married For Over 26 Years 4/12/2015
763. I Realized Early On 4/13/2015
764. Unhappiness 4/13/2015
765. The Belief 4/13/2015
766. Bureaucracies 4/13/2015
767. You Say 4/13/2015
768. It Is My Fond Hope 4/13/2015
769. It's Deep Six 4/13/2015
770. The Rich And Titled 4/14/2015
771. The United Church Of Canada (A Reqium) 4/14/2015
772. If The Woman 4/15/2015
773. Well I Remember 4/15/2015
774. The Magnolia 4/15/2015
775. I Did Not Move To Sodom 4/16/2015
776. There Is Nothing To Be Gained 4/16/2015
777. Haiku (The Perversion Of Tolerance) 4/16/2015
778. Now That Spring Has Arrived In Zhejiang Province 4/17/2015
779. Politicians 4/17/2015
780. In The Beginning 4/17/2015
781. It Is A Great Prison 4/18/2015
782. When It Comes To Faith 4/20/2015
783. I Do Not Think 4/20/2015
784. Water Problems 4/20/2015
785. Apparently 4/20/2015
786. The Goldsmith 4/22/2015
787. The Lawyer 4/22/2015
788. Let Me Have A Little Place 4/23/2015
789. The Optimist 4/23/2015
790. Play Me Now A Song Of Love 4/23/2015
791. Troubles Come And Troubles Go 4/24/2015
792. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
793. To The Grinder 4/25/2015
794. So-Called Underwear 4/26/2015
795. These Words 4/26/2015
796. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
797. It Is Not Peace On Your Terms 4/27/2015
798. Freedom 4/27/2015
799. The Psychiatric Ward 4/27/2015
800. Years Ago When I Was Young 4/27/2015
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 Always Arrived Early

I always arrived early
The first day of elementary school
To be first in line
Upon being admitted to the classroom
I made a beeline for the back corner
To lay claim to the desk beside the window
No one can under-estimate
How important this was
For during the inevitable

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