Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,975 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

801. Until 5/7/2016
802. Every Spring 4/5/2016
803. The Two Of Them 7/7/2016
804. The Pusher 8/9/2016
805. Haiku (China Emerging) 9/22/2016
806. The Pendulum Of History 10/28/2016
807. Haiku (The Cbc News Network) 11/8/2016
808. The Daily Paper 8/12/2017
809. In Order To Truly Be An Atheist 6/30/2017
810. Just Live In The Moment 8/29/2017
811. The Darwinian Paradox 8/5/2016
812. We Will Weep For What Has Been Lost 6/22/2016
813. This Gentle Rain 6/19/2016
814. Just Writing To Let The World Know 1/27/2016
815. Haiku (Logic 101) 3/12/2016
816. Tv 1/10/2016
817. Haiku (Pick Your Pain) 11/15/2015
818. Sometimes I Wonder 9/7/2015
819. Such Are The Ways Of The Youth 9/20/2015
820. Anger 7/20/2015
821. What I Miss 7/5/2015
822. Five Steps You Die 6/28/2015
823. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
824. Haiku (Deep Sleep) 6/8/2015
825. Haiku (North America Today) 5/10/2015
826. Haiku (Growing Up) 8/15/2015
827. Politicians 4/17/2015
828. The Short Stocky Young Chinese Fellow 4/4/2015
829. Chinese New Year's Eve In Hangzhou 4/3/2015
830. Free Will 9/5/2015
831. The Curse Of The Media 6/26/2015
832. Civilization 7/7/2015
833. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
834. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
835. The Lady At The Jewish Bakery 5/4/2015
836. 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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You cannot be a Canadian
And not have an opinion about this season
On average, we're the coldest country in the world
And when you're standing out in February
Waiting for the bus
Shivering and shaking and wishing you were a brass monkey
You're going to say something
Even if no one else is around to hear it
But what I am tired of

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