Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

361. A Night In July 5/26/2008
362. A Night In Late Autumn 2/1/2008
363. A Non Stop Bragger 2/9/2008
364. A Nostalgic Young Man 6/29/2008
365. A November Dawn 11/12/2008
366. A November Day 7/19/2008
367. A November Night 5/5/2008
368. A Pack Of Lies 8/30/2009
369. A Parody 'No Racial Prejudice Intended' 3/24/2008
370. A Parting 3/12/2008
371. A Passed Down Thing 1/14/2016
372. A Perfect Death 11/4/2009
373. A Perfect Ending To A Perfect Day 1/5/2008
374. A Perfect World 1/25/2008
375. A Person Different To Some Others 6/9/2008
376. A Person From Duhallow 1/31/2016
377. A Person I'Ve Heard Of 8/26/2008
378. A Person Like You Are 2/1/2016
379. A Person Of Courage 11/6/2008
380. A Personal Choice 8/4/2009
381. A Place Called Home 3/18/2009
382. A Place That Rekindles A Sad Memory 2/10/2008
383. A Pleasant Autumn Day 1/8/2008
384. A Pleasant Autumn Morning 2/3/2008
385. A Pleasant Day For July 7/7/2008
386. A Pleasant Day In April 5/9/2016
387. A Pleasant Day In December 6/8/2008
388. A Pleasant Day In Gippsland In July 12/31/2007
389. A Pleasant Day In Mid February 1/30/2008
390. A Pleasant Evening 7/19/2008
391. A Pleasant Evening In October 2/8/2008
392. A Pleasant Morning 7/23/2008
393. A Pleasure To Know 11/6/2008
394. A Poet I Am Not 3/7/2010
395. A Poet In The Style Of Kipling 5/14/2008
396. A Poet Is Something 1/25/2016
397. A Poet Of Our 11/6/2008
398. A Poet Of Our Time 11/6/2008
399. A Poor Family Man 2/6/2016
400. A Possessive Man 2/11/2008
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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Return Of The Redwings

O'er hills and fields and moonlit rural town
The redwings in their thousands journey down
From cold northlands to southern places bound
Again they fly back to their wintering ground

In early November I can still recall
In colder weather towards end of the Fall
Of hearing redwings in the starry sky
The migrant thrushes give voice as they fly.

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