Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

801. An Old Land 2/24/2009
802. An Old Man Talks Of The Hopkins 3/4/2009
803. An Old Migrant 6/13/2008
804. An Old Soldier 1/14/2008
805. An Old Song From My Distant Past 3/12/2008
806. An Old Style Brick Home 1/10/2009
807. An Old Tightwad 12/8/2008
808. An Old War Vet 5/26/2008
809. An Ordinary Bloke 5/24/2008
810. An Ordinary Fellow 1/31/2008
811. An Ordinary Man 7/18/2008
812. An Ordinary Rhymer 6/7/2008
813. An Outsider By Choice 3/10/2016
814. An Unhappy Billionaire 5/15/2008
815. An Unlikely Hero 3/18/2008
816. An Unmarked Grave 6/15/2008
817. An Unpleasant Memory 2/15/2008
818. An Unsuccessful Fellow 3/10/2009
819. An Unsung Hero 6/9/2008
820. And Extinction Is Forever 5/11/2008
821. And From You My Dear Country 1/22/2008
822. And He Is Now A Wiser Boy 1/17/2008
823. And Henry Kendall's Verses I Remember 1/20/2008
824. And I Should Know 1/20/2008
825. And I Still Miss The Fields Of Annagloor 1/13/2008
826. And If Come Tomorrow 6/5/2008
827. And It Is So Cold So Very Cold In Daylesford Town Today. 2/27/2008
828. And It's All Thanks To Noel C 2/29/2008
829. And Life Goes On 2/29/2008
830. And She Is Left To Face The End Alone 1/27/2008
831. And Still She Thinks Of Her Hometown 4/23/2008
832. And What Are We 5/11/2008
833. And What Have We Here 5/11/2008
834. And What If I Cark It Tomorrow 6/9/2008
835. And What Is Life About At All 5/25/2008
836. And What Is Man 1/13/2008
837. And What Is This Feeling 3/11/2016
838. And Why The Poor Grow Poorer 1/8/2008
839. And Will We See Their Likes Again 1/12/2008
840. And You Never Do Stop Learning 6/8/2009
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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