Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

761. An Ageing Bloke From Claraghatlea 6/19/2008
762. An Ageing Fellow From Duhallow 4/3/2016
763. An Ageing Gipsy Woman 3/26/2008
764. An Ageing Golfer's Dream 5/19/2009
765. An Ageing Nature Lover 7/5/2008
766. An Ageing Poet 5/9/2008
767. An Ageing Poetess 2/7/2008
768. An Ageist Society 1/3/2008
769. An Ageist Society We Live In Today 8/21/2008
770. An Agitator 1/24/2008
771. An Alien's Lament 3/8/2008
772. An Almost Perfect Man 4/18/2008
773. An Amateur Artist 2/5/2016
774. An Amateur Penner Is All I Can Be 4/18/2010
775. An Amateur Rhymer 4/18/2016
776. An Amiable Old Bloke 6/22/2008
777. An Anti War Song 2/23/2008
778. An April Autumn Day 5/4/2016
779. An April Day 1/13/2008
780. An April Day Near Mushera 1/16/2008
781. An April Night 7/28/2008
782. An Army Deserter 1/16/2016
783. An Atheist And A Cynic 6/14/2008
784. An Atheist Till The Day He Die 11/14/2009
785. An August Day 5/28/2008
786. An August Day In Olinda 8/23/2008
787. An August Day In South West Gippsland 3/18/2008
788. An August Day In Warrnambool 5/29/2016
789. An August Morning At Upper Gully 1/4/2008
790. An August Morning In The Suburbs 8/23/2008
791. An August Night In Sherbrooke 1/25/2008
792. An Aussie Christmas Day 1/5/2009
793. An Aussie Coastal Christmas Day 4/11/2016
794. An Aussie On Paper 11/1/2008
795. An Aussie On Paper Is All I Can Be 5/3/2016
796. An Autumn Dawn 2/6/2016
797. An Autumn Day 1/29/2008
798. An Autumn Day In Leongatha 2/1/2008
799. An Autumn Day Near Belgrave 1/13/2008
800. An Autumn Night 4/3/2008
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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