Treasure Island

Francis Duggan


Poems of Francis Duggan

61. A Cool Spring Morning In Olinda 11/12/2008
62. A Coomlogane Christmas 2/9/2008
63. A Country Coastal Town 3/25/2009
64. A Cowardly Man 3/17/2008
65. A Cranky Octogenarian 8/9/2008
66. A Credit To Humanity 9/29/2008
67. A Cruel Word 6/16/2008
68. A Cynical Person 6/27/2008
69. A Cynical Point Of View 1/15/2008
70. A Dangerous Man 2/6/2008
71. A Dangerous Type Of Man 1/10/2009
72. A Dapper Old Fellow 6/10/2008
73. A Day In July 2/22/2008
74. A Day In Late November 6/7/2008
75. A Day In May 2/12/2008
76. A Day On Clara Hill 5/29/2008
77. A Day To Remember 2/18/2008
78. A Dead Magpie Lark 2/27/2008
79. A Deceased Migrant 11/17/2009
80. A Descendant Of Edward Walsh 2/7/2008

The timid and the brave

I know a woman she is scared of spiders
But in deep and dangerous waters she will swim
And I know a non swimmer he's scared of water
And spiders never seem to worry him.

I know a sturdy tree felling tree climber
And he will climb to top of tallest tree
But he will cringe in fear and keep safe distance
Whenever nest of bull ants he will see.

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