Raymond Farrell

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

Raymond Farrell Poems

761. Haiku (The State Of The World) 7/14/2015
762. Haiku (The Danger Of Pride) 7/5/2015
763. My New Favorite Tea 7/4/2015
764. North America Today 7/4/2015
765. Haiku (People's Approval) 7/4/2015
766. I Am Not A Sucker 7/4/2015
767. A Celebration Of Life 6/30/2015
768. Everything Says Something 6/30/2015
769. Haiku (Labelling People) 6/22/2015
770. A Distant Fleeting Memory 6/22/2015
771. Haiku (Nominal Christianity) 6/23/2015
772. Getting Shot In The Ass 5/19/2018
773. Depression -new- 7/7/2018
774. Speakng About Gobshites 6/30/2018
775. Tantrums Of The Spoiled And Inarticulate 6/24/2018
776. A Simple Obituary 6/26/2018
777. Haiku (Democracy Ii) 6/17/2018
778. The Legacy Of The Human Presence 5/1/2018
779. It Is A Wonderful Juicy Delicious Conundrum 5/9/2018
780. Everybody Who Thought About It For 5 Seconds Knew 4/29/2018
781. The Dog Team 3/30/2018
782. A Couple Named Jelly 11/16/2016
783. Stay Off That Hand Cart 10/28/2016
784. A Message Was Sent November 8,2016, 11/10/2016
785. The Daily Paper 8/12/2017
786. Haiku (Just Privileges) 3/4/2018
787. Dreams And Pain 1/21/2017
788. Enough Hyperbole 6/29/2017
789. It Is The Wild Bird 8/30/2016
790. Those Who Sit In Judgement 7/12/2016
791. A Pleasant Sunday Afternoon 10/16/2016
792. The Chinese Work 10/6/2016
793. Ism 8/29/2016
794. And What Is Time? 8/18/2016
795. The Avalanche 7/12/2016
796. Two Monumental Events 3/13/2016
797. I Was Going To Buy Some Jewelry Made Of Jade 7/8/2016
798. Sight 8/14/2016
799. Haiku (China Emerging) 9/22/2016
800. The Pendulum Of History 10/28/2016

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 ...

Read the full of When It Comes To Poetry

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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