Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

801. An Anti War Song 2/23/2008
802. An April Autumn Day 5/4/2016
803. An April Day 1/13/2008
804. An April Day Near Mushera 1/16/2008
805. An April Night 7/28/2008
806. An Army Deserter 1/16/2016
807. An Atheist And A Cynic 6/14/2008
808. An Atheist Till The Day He Die 11/14/2009
809. An August Day 5/28/2008
810. An August Day In Olinda 8/23/2008
811. An August Day In South West Gippsland 3/18/2008
812. An August Day In Warrnambool 5/29/2016
813. An August Morning At Upper Gully 1/4/2008
814. An August Morning In The Suburbs 8/23/2008
815. An August Night In Sherbrooke 1/25/2008
816. An Aussie Christmas Day 1/5/2009
817. An Aussie Coastal Christmas Day 4/11/2016
818. An Aussie On Paper 11/1/2008
819. An Aussie On Paper Is All I Can Be 5/3/2016
820. An Autumn Dawn 2/6/2016
821. An Autumn Day 1/29/2008
822. An Autumn Day In Leongatha 2/1/2008
823. An Autumn Day Near Belgrave 1/13/2008
824. An Autumn Night 4/3/2008
825. An Earthly Utopia This Beautiful Place 3/5/2009
826. An Egalitarian Society 1/7/2008
827. An Elderly Man Of The World 6/8/2008
828. An Email From Hannelie O Connor 5/22/2008
829. An Email From Nuala Taylor 3/13/2008
830. An Evening In Birds Paddock 1/5/2008
831. An Evening In July 2/4/2008
832. An Evening In Late February 5/13/2008
833. An Evening In Late March 7/28/2008
834. An Evening In Late Spring In Wonthaggi 2/29/2008
835. An Evening In October 1/21/2008
836. An Everyday Rhymer 4/13/2016
837. An Ex Policeman 5/15/2008
838. An Ex Refugee 6/10/2016
839. An Honest Mistake 6/26/2008
840. An Honorable Man 4/10/2016
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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