Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 26,841 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

841. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
842. In Order To Truly Be An Atheist 6/30/2017
843. Getting Shot In The Ass -new- 5/19/2018
844. Politicians 4/17/2015
845. The Short Stocky Young Chinese Fellow 4/4/2015
846. Chinese New Year's Eve In Hangzhou 4/3/2015
847. Free Will 9/5/2015
848. The Curse Of The Media 6/26/2015
849. Civilization 7/7/2015
850. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
851. Mount Pleasant Cemetery -new- 5/15/2018
852. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
853. The Lady At The Jewish Bakery 5/4/2015
854. 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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