Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 26,906 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

801. Haiku (Growing Up) 8/15/2015
802. A Throne Fit For A King 8/8/2015
803. My Thoughts Go Back To India 8/22/2015
804. All This Week 8/30/2015
805. Haiku (The Best Medicine) 9/4/2015
806. Objective Reality 9/30/2015
807. Often 10/20/2015
808. Haiku (Racism) 9/21/2015
809. Haiku (Happy) 10/13/2015
810. Haiku (Sometimes) 11/8/2015
811. Life Passes 11/2/2015
812. This Small Sphere 11/3/2015
813. Lingering In A Bygone Era 10/20/2015
814. Haiku (Time) 10/24/2015
815. I Always Arrived Early 4/4/2015
816. Christian Apologetics 101 4/9/2015
817. You Say 4/13/2015
818. The Optimist 4/23/2015
819. We Irish 4/30/2015
820. May 2015 British General Election 5/11/2015
821. Haiku (Politician) 5/31/2015
822. Haiku (Good) 6/2/2015
823. Haiku (God Vs Man) 6/20/2015
824. Just Live In The Moment 8/29/2017
825. Haiku (China Emerging) 9/22/2016
826. The Pendulum Of History 10/28/2016
827. Haiku (The Cbc News Network) 11/8/2016
828. In Order To Truly Be An Atheist 6/30/2017
829. Haiku (Deep Sleep) 6/8/2015
830. Haiku (North America Today) 5/10/2015
831. Haiku (Pick Your Pain) 11/15/2015
832. Such Are The Ways Of The Youth 9/20/2015
833. Sometimes I Wonder 9/7/2015
834. When It Is Fall 8/23/2015
835. Anger 7/20/2015
836. What I Miss 7/5/2015
837. Five Steps You Die 6/28/2015
838. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
839. Haiku (Logic 101) 3/12/2016
840. Just Writing To Let The World Know 1/27/2016

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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In Regards To Education

The issue that is most critical
Yet so seldom addressed
Is this
Who has been granted
The right to educate
Everything hinges on this question
For those given control
Will decide the curriculum
And by putting it into practice

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