Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 26,207 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

801. The Darwinian Paradox 8/5/2016
802. I Always Arrived Early 4/4/2015
803. Christian Apologetics 101 4/9/2015
804. You Say 4/13/2015
805. The Optimist 4/23/2015
806. We Irish 4/30/2015
807. May 2015 British General Election 5/11/2015
808. Haiku (Politician) 5/31/2015
809. Haiku (Good) 6/2/2015
810. Haiku (God Vs Man) 6/20/2015
811. Haiku (China Emerging) 9/22/2016
812. The Pendulum Of History 10/28/2016
813. Haiku (The Cbc News Network) 11/8/2016
814. Just Live In The Moment 8/29/2017
815. In Order To Truly Be An Atheist 6/30/2017
816. Haiku (Deep Sleep) 6/8/2015
817. Haiku (North America Today) 5/10/2015
818. We Will Weep For What Has Been Lost 6/22/2016
819. This Gentle Rain 6/19/2016
820. Haiku (Logic 101) 3/12/2016
821. Just Writing To Let The World Know 1/27/2016
822. Tv 1/10/2016
823. Anger 7/20/2015
824. What I Miss 7/5/2015
825. Five Steps You Die 6/28/2015
826. Haiku (Husband) 7/2/2015
827. Haiku (Pick Your Pain) 11/15/2015
828. Such Are The Ways Of The Youth 9/20/2015
829. Sometimes I Wonder 9/7/2015
830. When It Is Fall 8/23/2015
831. Politicians 4/17/2015
832. The Short Stocky Young Chinese Fellow 4/4/2015
833. Chinese New Year's Eve In Hangzhou 4/3/2015
834. Free Will 9/5/2015
835. The Curse Of The Media 6/26/2015
836. Civilization 7/7/2015
837. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
838. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
839. The Lady At The Jewish Bakery 5/4/2015
840. 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 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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