Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

161. A Fellow From Hibernia 7/21/2008
162. A Fellow From Ireland 7/11/2008
163. A Fellow From Millstreet 5/30/2016
164. A Fellow From Millstreet Is All 8/9/2016
165. A Fellow From The Cork And Kerry Border 1/18/2008
166. A Fellow Who Was Raised Near Clara 7/24/2008
167. A Few Green Beers On This St Patrick's Day 9/18/2016
168. A Few Hearty Laughs 8/23/2016
169. A Few Things In Common 5/24/2016
170. A Final Farewell 1/21/2016
171. A First Crush 7/31/2008
172. A Flock Of Starlings 6/12/2008
173. A Fly Stuck In A Spider's Web 5/24/2008
174. A Form Of Admiration 9/11/2009
175. A Form Of Control 7/27/2008
176. A Former Rose 8/26/2016
177. A Former Rose Of Port Fairy 7/23/2008
178. A Forsaken Woman 3/28/2008
179. A Fountain Of Knowledge 1/21/2016
180. A Frail Octogenarian 7/29/2009
181. A Friend Of Mine 6/3/2008
182. A Friendly Stranger 3/30/2008
183. A Fringe Dweller 7/25/2008
184. A Fringe Dwelling Man 9/19/2016
185. A Frog's Just A Frog 7/19/2008
186. A Gentle Man 6/19/2016
187. A Gift To All Women 5/31/2008
188. A Glimpse Into Nature's Soul 5/30/2008
189. A God For All People 10/7/2016
190. A God Within In Every Child 3/28/2010
191. A Godless Infidel 2/19/2016
192. A Gold Coast Christmas Day 6/19/2016
193. A Goldfinch Is Singing 6/7/2008
194. A Good Citizen 5/25/2008
195. A Good Friend To Me 3/22/2008
196. A Good Man Is Hard To Find 4/9/2008
197. A Good Man Though 2/6/2016
198. A Good Person 12/28/2007
199. A Good Person To Know 1/23/2016
200. A Good Person To Know Of 3/11/2016
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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