Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 26,097 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

801. Haiku (The Best Medicine) 9/4/2015
802. Objective Reality 9/30/2015
803. Haiku (Happy) 10/13/2015
804. Often 10/20/2015
805. Haiku (Racism) 9/21/2015
806. Life Passes 11/2/2015
807. This Small Sphere 11/3/2015
808. Lingering In A Bygone Era 10/20/2015
809. Haiku (Time) 10/24/2015
810. The Pusher 8/9/2016
811. Haiku (China Emerging) 9/22/2016
812. The Pendulum Of History 10/28/2016
813. Haiku (The Cbc News Network) 11/8/2016
814. Just Live In The Moment 8/29/2017
815. In Order To Truly Be An Atheist 6/30/2017
816. Sometimes I Wonder 9/7/2015
817. Such Are The Ways Of The Youth 9/20/2015
818. When It Is Fall 8/23/2015
819. Anger 7/20/2015
820. What I Miss 7/5/2015
821. Five Steps You Die 6/28/2015
822. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
823. Just Writing To Let The World Know 1/27/2016
824. Tv 1/10/2016
825. Haiku (Pick Your Pain) 11/15/2015
826. We Will Weep For What Has Been Lost 6/22/2016
827. This Gentle Rain 6/19/2016
828. Haiku (Logic 101) 3/12/2016
829. Haiku (Deep Sleep) 6/8/2015
830. Haiku (North America Today) 5/10/2015
831. Politicians 4/17/2015
832. The Short Stocky Young Chinese Fellow 4/4/2015
833. Chinese New Year's Eve In Hangzhou 4/3/2015
834. Free Will 9/5/2015
835. The Curse Of The Media 6/26/2015
836. Civilization 7/7/2015
837. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
838. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
839. The Lady At The Jewish Bakery 5/4/2015
840. When It Comes To Poetry 4/23/2015

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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