Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 25,729 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

241. Haiku (All Virtues) 6/14/2015
242. Haiku (Mountains) 6/12/2015
243. Haiku (Accurate Vs Inaccurate) 6/12/2015
244. Haiku (Chastity) 6/12/2015
245. Haiku (Leadership) 6/12/2015
246. Haiku (Change) 6/12/2015
247. Haiku (Keep On Plugging Away) 6/12/2015
248. Key To Success 6/12/2015
249. Life's Confusion 6/12/2015
250. A Measure Of Time 6/12/2015
251. The Pun Contest 6/12/2015
252. The Life Cycle 6/13/2015
253. Haiku (Power) 6/13/2015
254. Haiku (The Level Of Decline) 6/13/2015
255. Haiku (Freedom And Ignorance) 6/13/2015
256. Haiku (Advertising) 6/13/2015
257. Haiku (Liberty) 6/13/2015
258. Haiku (Summer In Hangzhou) 6/15/2015
259. Haiku (Truth) 6/15/2015
260. Haiku (True Equality) 6/15/2015
261. Haiku (Addictions) 6/15/2015
262. Haiku (Many Dictators) 6/15/2015
263. Haiku (Live Every Day) 6/15/2015
264. Haiku (Adversity) 6/18/2015
265. Haiku (Patience) 6/18/2015
266. Haiku (Honeymooner's Salad) 6/18/2015
267. Haiku (Priorities) 6/20/2015
268. Haiku (You Decide) 6/22/2015
269. Haiku (Fools) 6/22/2015
270. Haiku (Being Happy) 6/22/2015
271. Haiku (Drowning In Ignorance) 6/22/2015
272. It's Time We All Got Over Ourselves 6/22/2015
273. Haiku (Unnecessary Detail) 6/22/2015
274. Haiku (Prayer) 6/22/2015
275. Haiku (Birds Vs Man) 6/20/2015
276. Haiku (Morality And Art) 6/20/2015
277. Haiku (Honest Doubt) 6/24/2015
278. Haiku (Philosophy 6/24/2015
279. Haiku (Fishing) 6/24/2015
280. Haiku (Time That Matters) 6/25/2015

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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Winter

You cannot be a Canadian
And not have an opinion about this season
On average, we're the coldest country in the world
And when you're standing out in February
Waiting for the bus
Shivering and shaking and wishing you were a brass monkey
You're going to say something
Even if no one else is around to hear it
But what I am tired of

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