Raymond Farrell

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

Raymond Farrell Poems

841. The Two Of Them 7/7/2016
842. The Pusher 8/9/2016
843. The Darwinian Paradox 8/5/2016
844. Haiku (China Emerging) 9/22/2016
845. The Pendulum Of History 10/28/2016
846. Haiku (The Cbc News Network) 11/8/2016
847. Just Live In The Moment 8/29/2017
848. Everyone With Their Crutch 6/11/2018
849. It Happens Every Spring 6/6/2018
850. A Lady Jogged Past Me 6/26/2018
851. It Was Beyond Blood Curdling -new- 7/17/2018
852. Those Mosquitoes 7/2/2018
853. In Order To Truly Be An Atheist 6/30/2017
854. We Will Weep For What Has Been Lost 6/22/2016
855. This Gentle Rain 6/19/2016
856. Haiku (Logic 101) 3/12/2016
857. Just Writing To Let The World Know 1/27/2016
858. Tv 1/10/2016
859. Haiku (Pick Your Pain) 11/15/2015
860. Such Are The Ways Of The Youth 9/20/2015
861. Sometimes I Wonder 9/7/2015
862. When It Is Fall 8/23/2015
863. Anger 7/20/2015
864. What I Miss 7/5/2015
865. Five Steps You Die 6/28/2015
866. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
867. Haiku (Deep Sleep) 6/8/2015
868. Haiku (North America Today) 5/10/2015
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 ...

Read the full of When It Comes To Poetry


This is not
A patchwork quilt
There is no whole cloth
Just a lot of patches
Various ethnicities
Passing in the street
But only geographically
No common heritage

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