Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 27,226 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

841. Just Writing To Let The World Know 1/27/2016
842. Tv 1/10/2016
843. Haiku (Pick Your Pain) 11/15/2015
844. Such Are The Ways Of The Youth 9/20/2015
845. Sometimes I Wonder 9/7/2015
846. When It Is Fall 8/23/2015
847. Anger 7/20/2015
848. What I Miss 7/5/2015
849. Five Steps You Die 6/28/2015
850. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
851. Haiku (Deep Sleep) 6/8/2015
852. Haiku (North America Today) 5/10/2015
853. Politicians 4/17/2015
854. The Short Stocky Young Chinese Fellow 4/4/2015
855. Chinese New Year's Eve In Hangzhou 4/3/2015
856. Free Will 9/5/2015
857. The Curse Of The Media 6/26/2015
858. Civilization 7/7/2015
859. Mount Pleasant Cemetery 5/15/2018
860. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
861. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
862. The Lady At The Jewish Bakery 5/4/2015
863. 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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There's No Going Back

There's no going back
To the past, for which many yearn
The energy we often lack
Is because we have yet to learn
And accept this fact
But if we did, we'd be freed
From our shackles to act
Move forward, and succeed.

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