Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

1561. Christmas Day In Koroit 2013 8/28/2016
1562. Christmas Day On Poverty Street 2/16/2016
1563. Christmas In Lisnaboy 12/27/2009
1564. Christmas In Millstreet 4/11/2016
1565. Christmas Is For The Wealthy 12/6/2009
1566. Christmas Is For The Wealthy Cannot Be Denied 8/27/2016
1567. Christmas Morning Here In Melbourne 2/15/2008
1568. Christopher John Brennan 11/2/2008
1569. Christy Ring 3/10/2008
1570. Chuck Feeney 2/24/2008
1571. Cindy 1/2/2008
1572. Circumstance Is Your Foe 2/25/2016
1573. City Man Goes Back To Country Boy 1/18/2008
1574. City Man You'D Best Go Back To Town 2/2/2008
1575. City Pigeons 5/8/2008
1576. Clandestine Criminals 7/10/2008
1577. Clara By Name 1/31/2016
1578. Claraghatlea 4/6/2009
1579. Claraghatlea In Duhallow 3/17/2016
1580. Claraghatlea The Place I Was Born In 6/2/2016
1581. Claraghatlea West Of Millstreet Town 4/7/2016
1582. Claraghatlea's Greatest Sportsman 1/31/2016
1583. Claraghatlea's Last Rhymer -new- 9/21/2016
1584. Claramore In July 5/25/2016
1585. Claudia 1/2/2008
1586. Claudina 6/5/2008
1587. Clement Kelleher 8/30/2016
1588. Climate Change 6/5/2008
1589. Climate Change A Far Greater Threat 6/16/2008
1590. Climate Change All Around Us 6/26/2008
1591. Climate Change Is For Real 7/23/2008
1592. Climate Change Is With Us 8/11/2016
1593. Climate Change Now Visible 6/19/2008
1594. Climate Refugees 1/28/2009
1595. Cliques 3/8/2010
1596. Clive 8/26/2008
1597. Clive Palmer 5/1/2016
1598. Cloudy May Morning In Coolikerane 1/25/2008
1599. Coastal People 5/15/2008
1600. Cobargo Of The Snowy 1/9/2008
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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