Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 28,020 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

881. Haiku (Something To Ponder) 7/30/2018
882. The Fallen 7/30/2018
883. A Fellow Named Blake 8/1/2018
884. A Piece Of Trivia Recalled 8/1/2018
885. Hurry Up -new- 8/4/2018
886. The Children Of The Wind -new- 8/6/2018
887. Haiku (The Problem With Education) -new- 8/9/2018
888. Haiku (The Cemetery) -new- 8/17/2018

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

Winter

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
Is those who feel compelled to extoll the virtues of this season
As though, snow-shoeing or tramping through snow up to your knees
Were comparable to a leisurely stroll around Bora Bora
Or a 'beaver tail' wolfed down with a mug of ...

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I Always Arrived Early

I always arrived early
The first day of elementary school
To be first in line
Upon being admitted to the classroom
I made a beeline for the back corner
To lay claim to the desk beside the window
No one can under-estimate
How important this was
For during the inevitable

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