Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

1. 01-Of 01 Of 07 6/10/2008
2. A Ballad Of Clifton Hill 2/26/2008
3. A Ballad Of The Bayswater Hotel 2/28/2008
4. A Ballad Of Wasted Years 2/2/2008
5. A Beautiful And Sunny Evening 5/14/2016
6. A Beautiful Day 6/1/2008
7. A Beautiful Day In December 1/10/2009
8. A Beautiful Day In October 6/4/2008
9. A Beautiful Day In Winter 3/16/2008
10. A Beautiful Day Of Twenty Five Degrees 7/18/2008
11. A Beautiful Daydream 9/10/2016
12. A Beautiful Evening 7/27/2008
13. A Beautiful Evening Of Sunshine And Breeze 12/2/2008
14. A Beautiful Lady 2/4/2016
15. A Beautiful March Day 7/28/2008
16. A Beautiful Morning In May 5/9/2009
17. A Beautiful Night In September 7/13/2008
18. A Beautiful Octogenarian 7/19/2009
19. A Beautiful Person 5/13/2008
20. A Beautiful Person Unshackled By Care 6/8/2008
21. A Beautiful Person With A Heart Of Gold 5/22/2008
22. A Beautiful Place 5/9/2008
23. A Beautiful Place Old Killarney 12/17/2008
24. A Beautiful Smile 5/22/2008
25. A Beautiful To Look At Woman 7/27/2008
26. A Better Man Than Me 3/11/2008
27. A Better World 6/6/2008
28. A Big Nose She Only Can See 2/22/2008
29. A Bit Of A Poet -new- 9/22/2016
30. A Blackbird Singing 5/28/2008
31. A Blatant Lie 5/25/2008
32. A Blokey Sort Of A Bloke 6/3/2008
33. A Blokey Sort Of A Fellow 6/7/2009
34. A Blustery Summer's Day 4/19/2016
35. A Bookshop 3/25/2016
36. A Boyhood Sporting Hero 1/31/2008
37. A Boy's Dream 5/6/2008
38. A Brave Fellow Then 4/16/2016
39. A Brave One 5/31/2008
40. A Brave Woman 4/24/2008
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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Rocky peaks of Makarora in the summer wear their snow
And down the lush green grassy valley the clear mountain river flow
Songbirds piping in the beechwoods songthrush, bellbird and
This a place of peace and beauty Makarora has a soul.

These great mountains look no different than to when the first man came
They have a wild rugged beauty for want of a better name
To the coming generations these high peaks will look the same

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