Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 27,703 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

841. All This Week 8/30/2015
842. Haiku (The Best Medicine) 9/4/2015
843. Often 10/20/2015
844. Haiku (Racism) 9/21/2015
845. Haiku (Happy) 10/13/2015
846. Haiku (Sometimes) 11/8/2015
847. Life Passes 11/2/2015
848. This Small Sphere 11/3/2015
849. Lingering In A Bygone Era 10/20/2015
850. Haiku (Time) 10/24/2015
851. Objective Reality 9/30/2015
852. Such Are The Ways Of The Youth 9/20/2015
853. Haiku (Pick Your Pain) 11/15/2015
854. Sometimes I Wonder 9/7/2015
855. When It Is Fall 8/23/2015
856. Anger 7/20/2015
857. What I Miss 7/5/2015
858. Five Steps You Die 6/28/2015
859. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
860. We Will Weep For What Has Been Lost 6/22/2016
861. This Gentle Rain 6/19/2016
862. Haiku (Logic 101) 3/12/2016
863. Just Writing To Let The World Know 1/27/2016
864. Tv 1/10/2016
865. Haiku (Deep Sleep) 6/8/2015
866. Haiku (North America Today) 5/10/2015
867. Those Mosquitoes 7/2/2018
868. In Order To Truly Be An Atheist 6/30/2017
869. Politicians 4/17/2015
870. The Short Stocky Young Chinese Fellow 4/4/2015
871. Chinese New Year's Eve In Hangzhou 4/3/2015
872. Free Will 9/5/2015
873. The Curse Of The Media 6/26/2015
874. Civilization 7/7/2015
875. Mount Pleasant Cemetery 5/15/2018
876. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
877. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
878. The Lady At The Jewish Bakery 5/4/2015
879. 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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