Raymond Farrell

Gold Star - 27,702 Points (02/09/1954 / Perth, Ontario)

Raymond Farrell Poems

321. Haiku (Common Sense Vs. Education) 8/14/2015
322. Happy? 8/14/2015
323. When Democracy Finally Ends 8/14/2015
324. Haiku (Being An Atheist) 8/14/2015
325. If You Think 8/4/2015
326. Impartiality 8/4/2015
327. Good Singing 8/4/2015
328. History And Testosterone 8/6/2015
329. Haiku (Medical Care In N Am) 8/16/2015
330. Speaking Of Matchmaking 8/9/2015
331. Halloween And Outhouses 8/11/2015
332. Haiku (The Poor Widow) 8/21/2015
333. A Goal 8/22/2015
334. The 200th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Waterloo 8/31/2015
335. Haiku (Inner Peace) 9/1/2015
336. I Refuse To Believe 9/3/2015
337. Here's A List 8/27/2015
338. A Lament 9/8/2015
339. Today In The Noon Day Heat 9/8/2015
340. Haiku (Expectations) 9/8/2015
341. Haiku (Creativity) 9/15/2015
342. Science 9/27/2015
343. The Sower That Sows And The Reaper Who Reaps 9/27/2015
344. A Student Of Hypocrisy 9/27/2015
345. Autumn Festival In Hangzhou 9/27/2015
346. The Musings 9/27/2015
347. You Have Not Failed 9/27/2015
348. The Literary Establishment 9/27/2015
349. The Room 9/28/2015
350. Wallace Stevens' Poetry 9/29/2015
351. The Sea 9/29/2015
352. How She Loved To Arrange The Flowers In The Garden 10/1/2015
353. Haiku (It's Not Necessarily Religious But :) 10/2/2015
354. Decadence 10/4/2015
355. Haiku (Best) 10/4/2015
356. Sex And Power 10/7/2015
357. Futility In Action 10/20/2015
358. Let Us Set Forth 10/25/2015
359. The Native Americans 11/12/2015
360. In Praise Of Paper 11/28/2015

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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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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