Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

441. A Rainy Day In April 1/15/2016
442. A Rainy Day In Claramore 8/27/2009
443. A Rainy Day In Early June 6/4/2009
444. A Rainy Day In Late Fall 6/27/2008
445. A Rainy Evening In March 3/11/2009
446. A Rainy Morning In May 1/27/2008
447. A Rare Beauty 1/10/2009
448. A Rare Breed 1/5/2009
449. A Rat's Lament 2/24/2008
450. A Real Man To You 3/12/2016
451. A Red Black Spotted Ladybird 4/20/2008
452. A Refugee 2/5/2009
453. A Regular Aussie Bloke 4/14/2009
454. A Regular Know It All 2/1/2008
455. A Relative Thing 1/7/2008
456. A Rhyme Of Innocence 3/21/2008
457. A Rhymer 7/22/2008
458. A Rhymer I Will Be Till The Day I Do Die 5/17/2016
459. A Rhymer At Best Is The Best I Can Be -new- 9/28/2016
460. A Rhymer From Duhallow 3/4/2008
461. A Rhymer I Will Be 3/2/2016
462. A Rhymer I Will Be Until The Day I Do Die 7/30/2016
463. A Rhymer I'Ll Remain 9/19/2009
464. A Rhymer Is All I Can Be 10/17/2008
465. A Rhymer To Them Is A Poetaster 3/6/2008
466. A Rhyming Buff 5/18/2016
467. A Role Model He's Surely Not 4/8/2008
468. A Sad Thing 8/17/2016
469. A Sad Thing To Say 3/28/2016
470. A Sad World For Many 8/24/2016
471. A Saying From My Childhood 4/5/2016
472. A Saying From My Childhood I Recall I Have Heard Said 4/6/2016
473. A Saying We Hear Often 1/21/2009
474. A Schoolboy Of The Fifties 7/2/2008
475. A Scottish Migrant 2/23/2010
476. A Second Class Person 3/20/2016
477. A Secret Of Nature 3/17/2008
478. A Self Imposed Outsider 1/9/2010
479. A Self Professed Know It All 2/18/2009
480. A Sense Of Belonging 4/12/2016
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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Old Stan

He's over forty years beyond his prime day
With silvery hair and gray hairs on his chest
And whilst most his age are sitting and relaxing
And giving their old weary bones a rest

He runs along the sea shore in his swim wear
The wrinkled old bloke with the deep suntan
But for his age he's fit and energetic
And there is still a lot of life in Stan.

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