Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

361. A Nice Day By The Hopkins 8/9/2008
362. A Nice Day In Early December 12/8/2008
363. A Nice Day In July 7/7/2008
364. A Nice Gentle Person 11/13/2009
365. A Nice Old Man 7/4/2008
366. A Nice Winter's Day -new- 7/22/2016
367. A Night In August 5/29/2016
368. A Night In Early August 5/29/2016
369. A Night In July 5/26/2008
370. A Night In Late Autumn 2/1/2008
371. A Non Stop Bragger 2/9/2008
372. A Nostalgic Young Man 6/29/2008
373. A November Dawn 11/12/2008
374. A November Day 7/19/2008
375. A November Night 5/5/2008
376. A Pack Of Lies 8/30/2009
377. A Parody 'No Racial Prejudice Intended' 3/24/2008
378. A Parting 3/12/2008
379. A Passed Down Thing 1/14/2016
380. A Perfect Death 11/4/2009
381. A Perfect Ending To A Perfect Day 1/5/2008
382. A Perfect World 1/25/2008
383. A Person Different To Some Others 6/9/2008
384. A Person From Duhallow 1/31/2016
385. A Person I'Ve Heard Of 8/26/2008
386. A Person Like You Are 2/1/2016
387. A Person Of Courage 11/6/2008
388. A Personal Choice 8/4/2009
389. A Place Called Home 3/18/2009
390. A Place That Rekindles A Sad Memory 2/10/2008
391. A Pleasant Autumn Day 1/8/2008
392. A Pleasant Autumn Morning 2/3/2008
393. A Pleasant Day For July 7/7/2008
394. A Pleasant Day In April 5/9/2016
395. A Pleasant Day In December 6/8/2008
396. A Pleasant Day In Gippsland In July 12/31/2007
397. A Pleasant Day In Mid February 1/30/2008
398. A Pleasant Evening 7/19/2008
399. A Pleasant Evening In October 2/8/2008
400. A Pleasant Morning 7/23/2008
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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