Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

441. A Relative Thing 1/7/2008
442. A Rhyme Of Innocence 3/21/2008
443. A Rhymer 7/22/2008
444. A Rhymer I Will Be Till The Day I Do Die 5/17/2016
445. A Rhymer From Duhallow 3/4/2008
446. A Rhymer I Will Be 3/2/2016
447. A Rhymer I Will Be Until The Day I Do Die 7/30/2016
448. A Rhymer I'Ll Remain 9/19/2009
449. A Rhymer Is All I Can Be 10/17/2008
450. A Rhymer To Them Is A Poetaster 3/6/2008
451. A Rhyming Buff 5/18/2016
452. A Role Model He's Surely Not 4/8/2008
453. A Sad Thing -new- 8/17/2016
454. A Sad Thing To Say 3/28/2016
455. A Sad World For Many -new- 8/24/2016
456. A Saying From My Childhood 4/5/2016
457. A Saying From My Childhood I Recall I Have Heard Said 4/6/2016
458. A Saying We Hear Often 1/21/2009
459. A Schoolboy Of The Fifties 7/2/2008
460. A Scottish Migrant 2/23/2010
461. A Second Class Person 3/20/2016
462. A Secret Of Nature 3/17/2008
463. A Self Imposed Outsider 1/9/2010
464. A Self Professed Know It All 2/18/2009
465. A Sense Of Belonging 4/12/2016
466. A Sense Of Place 12/13/2009
467. A September Day 5/30/2008
468. A September Evening -new- 8/11/2016
469. A September Night In The Countryside 10/2/2009
470. A Shell Of The Man 6/6/2008
471. A Shih Tzu 8/5/2008
472. A Showery October Afternoon 1/6/2008
473. A Shy And Single Man 7/20/2008
474. A Shy Young Gippsland Poet 3/7/2008
475. A Shy Young Woman From Kilcorney 3/6/2008
476. A Sign From Nature 12/22/2009
477. A Silent Relationship 3/10/2010
478. A Silly Old Pair 10/11/2008
479. A Sin Against All -new- 8/21/2016
480. A Sixty Five Year Old Rhymer 4/25/2016
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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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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