Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 27,626 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

161. Haiku (Dancing) 6/6/2015
162. Haiku (An Allegory) 6/8/2015
163. Haiku (About Beauty) 6/8/2015
164. Haiku (The Fool's Gamble) 6/8/2015
165. Haiku (The Dark Ages) 6/8/2015
166. Haiku (A Point Of View) 6/8/2015
167. Haiku (The Baby Boomers) 6/8/2015
168. Haiku (Genetics) 6/8/2015
169. Avoiding A Feud 5/11/2015
170. A Dapper Gentleman 5/12/2015
171. Dear Editor 5/14/2015
172. Haiku (Practicing Medicine) 5/14/2015
173. Hate 5/14/2015
174. Give No Glory To War 5/15/2015
175. Haiku (The Good Friday Ageement) 5/20/2015
176. Haiku (God) 5/31/2015
177. Haiku (It's Genetic) 5/31/2015
178. Haiku (Evil) 6/1/2015
179. Haiku (Lying To Yourself) 6/1/2015
180. Haiku (Hollywood's Modus Operandus) 6/1/2015
181. Haiku (Choice) 6/1/2015
182. Haiku (News Reporters) 6/1/2015
183. Haiku (A Lawyer's Heaven) 6/1/2015
184. Haiku (Duplicity) 6/2/2015
185. Haiku (Marrying For Money) 6/2/2015
186. Haiku (Martyrdom) 6/2/2015
187. Haiku (Talking About Religion) 6/2/2015
188. Haiku (Burglars Vs. Bankers) 6/2/2015
189. Haiku (True Liberty) 6/2/2015
190. Haiku (Situational Anxiety) 6/9/2015
191. Haiku (Past Regrets) 6/9/2015
192. Haiku (Schizophrenia) 6/9/2015
193. Haiku (Deterrent) 6/9/2015
194. Haiku (Honesty Vs Beliefs) 6/9/2015
195. Haiku (Sentamentalism) 6/9/2015
196. Haiku (Insecurity) 6/9/2015
197. The Grand Illusion 6/9/2015
198. Haiku (How To Control People) 6/9/2015
199. Haiku (Telling The Truth) 6/9/2015
200. Haiku (American Interests) 6/9/2015

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

The Hangzhou Choir

Whether they know it or not
They are dressed in their finery
Sleek solid black feathers
With white wing bands
And every day at sunset
While I sit
Under the locust tree
They gather as one massive flock
In a groove of bamboo

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