Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,612 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

801. Just Live In The Moment 8/29/2017
802. The Darwinian Paradox 8/5/2016
803. We Will Weep For What Has Been Lost 6/22/2016
804. This Gentle Rain 6/19/2016
805. Just Writing To Let The World Know 1/27/2016
806. Haiku (Logic 101) 3/12/2016
807. Tv 1/10/2016
808. Haiku (Pick Your Pain) 11/15/2015
809. Sometimes I Wonder 9/7/2015
810. Such Are The Ways Of The Youth 9/20/2015
811. Anger 7/20/2015
812. What I Miss 7/5/2015
813. Five Steps You Die 6/28/2015
814. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
815. Haiku (Deep Sleep) 6/8/2015
816. Haiku (North America Today) 5/10/2015
817. Chinese New Year's Eve In Hangzhou 4/3/2015
818. Politicians 4/17/2015
819. The Short Stocky Young Chinese Fellow 4/4/2015
820. Free Will 9/5/2015
821. The Curse Of The Media 6/26/2015
822. Civilization 7/7/2015
823. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
824. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
825. The Lady At The Jewish Bakery 5/4/2015
826. 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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