Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,007 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

801. Politicians 4/17/2015
802. The Short Stocky Young Chinese Fellow 4/4/2015
803. Free Will 9/5/2015
804. The Curse Of The Media 6/26/2015
805. Civilization 7/7/2015
806. You Say We Need Peace 4/27/2015
807. Tonight As I Sit Under The Locust Tree 4/25/2015
808. The Lady At The Jewish Bakery 5/4/2015
809. When It Comes To Poetry 4/23/2015
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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