Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

801. An Earthly Utopia This Beautiful Place 3/5/2009
802. An Egalitarian Society 1/7/2008
803. An Elderly Man Of The World 6/8/2008
804. An Email From Hannelie O Connor 5/22/2008
805. An Email From Nuala Taylor 3/13/2008
806. An Evening In Birds Paddock 1/5/2008
807. An Evening In July 2/4/2008
808. An Evening In Late February 5/13/2008
809. An Evening In Late March 7/28/2008
810. An Evening In Late Spring In Wonthaggi 2/29/2008
811. An Evening In October 1/21/2008
812. An Everyday Rhymer 4/13/2016
813. An Ex Policeman 5/15/2008
814. An Ex Refugee 6/10/2016
815. An Honest Mistake 6/26/2008
816. An Honorable Man 4/10/2016
817. An Imaginary Letter To James Stephens 1/8/2008
818. An Inspirational Woman. 1/18/2008
819. An Interesting Possibility 1/25/2008
820. An Iraqi Mother Speaks 7/7/2008
821. An Irrepressible Thing 1/13/2016
822. An October Day 7/16/2008
823. An October Day In Millstreet 2/11/2008
824. An Octogenarian Jogger 10/29/2008
825. An Old And A Brown Country 3/1/2009
826. An Old Country That I Used To Know 5/30/2008
827. An Old Dog's Dreamings 12/25/2007
828. An Old Fashioned Rhymer 5/16/2008
829. An Old Grave Without A Headstone 3/10/2008
830. An Old Land 2/24/2009
831. An Old Man Talks Of The Hopkins 3/4/2009
832. An Old Migrant 6/13/2008
833. An Old Soldier 1/14/2008
834. An Old Song From My Distant Past 3/12/2008
835. An Old Style Brick Home 1/10/2009
836. An Old Tightwad 12/8/2008
837. An Old War Vet 5/26/2008
838. An Ordinary Bloke 5/24/2008
839. An Ordinary Fellow 1/31/2008
840. An Ordinary Man 7/18/2008
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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The Loves Of Rosita

About her ex husband Rosita don't have any good things to say
The day that they parted forever for her was her happiest day
His first name she told me but I've forgotten it's something
that sounded like 'rig'
She's sorry now she ever met him and she still refers to him
as 'pig'

She bore him three sons now in their prime on looking back the years seemed to fly
The youngest in his mid to late twenties not that long ago

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