Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

1. Though Many Growing Poorer -new- 9/29/2016
2. Jim And Kate -new- 9/29/2016
3. A Late April Day -new- 9/29/2016
4. Majak Daw -new- 9/29/2016
5. That Us Humans Are Tribal -new- 9/29/2016
6. Roberto -new- 9/29/2016
7. In Their Beautiful Place -new- 9/29/2016
8. Late April In Duhallow -new- 9/29/2016
9. Twenty Years Growing -new- 9/29/2016
10. For Many Their Journey In Life -new- 9/29/2016
11. Only Memories Remain -new- 9/29/2016
12. Tom Murphy -new- 9/29/2016
13. I Know Of Some Birds -new- 9/29/2016
14. So Many Compete -new- 9/29/2016
15. He Is The Young Man -new- 9/29/2016
16. I Do Miss The Scenic Beauty 4/18/2010
17. Pat Buckley 4/19/2016
18. The One Who Is Known As The Lovely Old Dear 4/19/2016
19. From Big Brother's Eyes 4/21/2016
20. All I Have Left With Me 4/21/2016
21. The Working Poor 4/21/2016
22. Do Not Take Yourself Too Seriously Time Does Tick On Fast -new- 9/22/2016
23. A Bit Of A Poet -new- 9/22/2016
24. My Positive Acquaintance -new- 9/22/2016
25. Old Jack O -new- 9/22/2016
26. Mushera Shaggy -new- 9/22/2016
27. The Day Koroit Won The Flag -new- 9/22/2016
28. Why Tell Me About It When I Already Know -new- 9/22/2016
29. Few Writers Of The World -new- 9/22/2016
30. Like Many I Have -new- 9/22/2016
31. Australia's First People In Australia -new- 9/22/2016
32. Of The What Used To Be -new- 9/23/2016
33. Evergreen Johnny -new- 9/23/2016
34. Few Do Grow Wise -new- 9/23/2016
35. They Were Born Into The Tribes -new- 9/23/2016
36. Old Memories He Does Visit -new- 9/23/2016
37. We All Have Our Talents -new- 9/23/2016
38. What We Dislike In Ourselves We Dislike In -new- 9/23/2016
39. In Claramore Wood -new- 9/23/2016
40. On Mud Larks -new- 9/23/2016
Best Poem of Francis Duggan

Racism Is Around Me Everywhere

Of human ignorance I am almost in despair
For racism is around me everywhere
But like they say sheer ignorance is bliss
Just like Judas betrayed Jesus with a kiss.

Some people carry their honour in a flag
And of their Nationality they brag
They feel superior and they differentiate
And against those who are different they discriminate.

So many people still judged by their race
For such there never ought to be a place
'A fair go' those untruthful words I do recall
There is no such a thing as a 'fair go for all'.

Though we live in a so called ...

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The Old Loddon River

It was a mighty river according to old Joe
When he was a youngster seven decades ago
But climate change it seems has become the foe
Of the Loddon that has lost some of the depth of it's flow

In central Victoria by many a country town
The old Loddon river in waters of dark brown
Through flat and dry paddocks that are often bare
In this part of Australia long spells of rainfall are rare

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