Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

81. A Cranky Octogenarian 8/9/2008
82. A Cranky Old Dear 7/11/2016
83. A Credit To Humanity 9/29/2008
84. A Crime Against Nature 5/30/2016
85. A Cruel Word 6/16/2008
86. A Cynical Person 6/27/2008
87. A Cynical Point Of View 1/15/2008
88. A Dangerous Man 2/6/2008
89. A Dangerous Type Of Man 1/10/2009
90. A Dapper Old Fellow 6/10/2008
91. A Day In Early August 5/29/2016
92. A Day In July 2/22/2008
93. A Day In Late February 7/2/2016
94. A Day In Late November 6/7/2008
95. A Day In May 2/12/2008
96. A Day Of Rememberance 1/16/2016
97. A Day On Clara Hill 5/29/2008
98. A Day To Remember 2/18/2008
99. A Dead Magpie Lark 2/27/2008
100. A Deceased Migrant 11/17/2009
101. A Descendant Of Edward Walsh 2/7/2008
102. A Descendant Of The Irish 8/7/2009
103. A Despot Is Born Every Day 5/22/2008
104. A Devoted Man 1/2/2008
105. A Difference For The Better 3/2/2009
106. A Difference Of Opinions 6/14/2008
107. A Different Law 8/5/2008
108. A Different World 2/20/2016
109. A Doctor And So Called Writer 3/28/2010
110. A Dog Named Ruby 1/31/2008
111. A Doggerel Day 3/4/2008
112. A Dog's A Man's Best Friend 3/18/2008
113. A Dog's Love For It's Master 7/25/2016
114. A Dollar A Day 3/28/2009
115. A Double Decker Load Of Sheep 7/16/2008
116. A Down And Out On Meeting The Love Of His Life 2/25/2008
117. A Dream Of A Hanson Government (1997) 2/4/2008
118. A Dream Of Buninyong And The Crown Hotel 2/13/2008
119. A Dream Of Damnation 1/25/2008
120. A Dream Of Gortavehy 2/28/2008
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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