Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

681. A Word Often Abused 2/21/2016
682. A World Without Birds 12/7/2009
683. A World Without Birds Is A Thought Hard To Bear 3/1/2016
684. A World Without Bushes And Trees 8/10/2008
685. A Worthwhile Project 2/11/2016
686. A Wren Boy From Rathmore 3/6/2008
687. A Young Man From The Old City Of Warrnambool 4/7/2016
688. A Young Man From Warrnambool 4/7/2016
689. A Young Shearer 2/5/2016
690. A Young War Victim 5/27/2008
691. A Young Woman From Bass 5/23/2008
692. A Young Woman From Bena 2/29/2008
693. A Young Woman From Newmarket 8/29/2008
694. A Young Woman From Old Wonthaggi 3/29/2008
695. A Young Woman Of Honour 12/8/2008
696. A Young Woman Trying To Save The Whales 7/27/2008
697. Aaron 1/7/2008
698. Abandoned Eggs 9/20/2008
699. About A Famed Track Greyhound 3/17/2016
700. About Her She Has Such A Beautiful Way 3/2/2009
701. About Nature 7/10/2008
702. About People 3/27/2016
703. About You As A Person 7/15/2016
704. About You There Is Nothing Unusual 5/30/2009
705. Above The Mudflats Of Mcloughlins Beach 6/4/2016
706. Above The Old Rushy Fields 2/15/2016
707. Above The Rushy Fields 8/5/2016
708. Above The Wide Brown Country 3/17/2008
709. Abraham Lincoln 1/21/2008
710. Abu Ghraib 3/16/2008
711. Abuse Of Human Rights 6/26/2008
712. Accept Me As I Am 2/5/2008
713. According To D C 3/21/2016
714. According To Darwin 2/5/2009
715. Across The Bare Brown Hill 5/19/2008
716. Across The Wide Brown Countryside 5/22/2008
717. Act Of An Unthinker 1/13/2008
718. Action Does Speak Louder Than Words 2/24/2009
719. Adam 1/25/2008
720. Adam Lindsay Gordon 1/10/2008
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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