Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

801. An Ageing Bloke From Claraghatlea 6/19/2008
802. An Ageing Fellow From Duhallow 4/3/2016
803. An Ageing Gipsy Woman 3/26/2008
804. An Ageing Golfer's Dream 5/19/2009
805. An Ageing Nature Lover 7/5/2008
806. An Ageing Poet 5/9/2008
807. An Ageing Poetess 2/7/2008
808. An Ageist Society 1/3/2008
809. An Ageist Society We Live In Today 8/21/2008
810. An Agitator 1/24/2008
811. An Alien's Lament 3/8/2008
812. An Almost Perfect Man 4/18/2008
813. An Amateur Artist 2/5/2016
814. An Amateur Penner Is All I Can Be 4/18/2010
815. An Amateur Rhymer 4/18/2016
816. An Amiable Old Bloke 6/22/2008
817. An Anti War Song 2/23/2008
818. An April Autumn Day 5/4/2016
819. An April Day 1/13/2008
820. An April Day Near Mushera 1/16/2008
821. An April Night 7/28/2008
822. An Army Deserter 1/16/2016
823. An Atheist And A Cynic 6/14/2008
824. An Atheist Till The Day He Die 11/14/2009
825. An August Day 5/28/2008
826. An August Day In Olinda 8/23/2008
827. An August Day In South West Gippsland 3/18/2008
828. An August Day In Warrnambool 5/29/2016
829. An August Morning At Upper Gully 1/4/2008
830. An August Morning In The Suburbs 8/23/2008
831. An August Night In Sherbrooke 1/25/2008
832. An Aussie Christmas Day 1/5/2009
833. An Aussie Coastal Christmas Day 4/11/2016
834. An Aussie On Paper 11/1/2008
835. An Aussie On Paper Is All I Can Be 5/3/2016
836. An Autumn Dawn 2/6/2016
837. An Autumn Day 1/29/2008
838. An Autumn Day In Leongatha 2/1/2008
839. An Autumn Day Near Belgrave 1/13/2008
840. 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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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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