Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

241. A Long Way From Koroit 3/16/2016
242. A Long Way North Of -new- 5/15/2016
243. A Long Way Out Of Date 6/21/2008
244. A Long Way South 5/2/2016
245. A Long Way South Of Claraghatlea 1/22/2016
246. A Long Way South Of Millstreet And Rathmore 4/6/2016
247. A Long Way South Of Near Clara -new- 5/22/2016
248. A Long Way To Claraghatlea 4/4/2016
249. A Lot Of Men 2/9/2016
250. A Lovely Day In September 9/13/2009
251. A Lovely Old Lady 5/14/2008
252. A Lovely Spring Day 9/29/2008
253. A Lucky Boy 3/11/2008
254. A Mainstream Thinker 10/29/2008
255. A Man For Every Sleeper 1/1/2008
256. A Man For The Ladies 7/7/2008
257. A Man From Claraghatlea North 6/6/2008
258. A Man From Duhallow 4/9/2016
259. A Man From Far Away 11/5/2009
260. A Man From Rathmore 6/16/2008
261. A Man From Welshpool 3/27/2008
262. A Man In His Seventies 3/8/2008
263. A Man Named Bill 1/28/2008
264. A Man Of Doggerel 4/29/2016
265. A Man Of Great Courage 5/9/2008
266. A Man Of Many Talents 1/14/2016
267. A Man Of The Fifties 6/13/2008
268. A Man Who Knows Much About Nature 3/11/2008
269. A Man With A Closed Mind 1/31/2008
270. A Man With A Mind Of His Own 9/11/2009
271. A Man's World After All 2/5/2008
272. A March Night In The Village 7/28/2008
273. A Marvellous And Beautiful Person 6/3/2009
274. A Marvellous Gift 7/28/2008
275. A Marvellous Morning 10/29/2008
276. A Marvellous Thing 7/23/2008
277. A Marvelous Thing -new- 5/23/2016
278. A Member Of The I W Club 2/27/2008
279. A Memory 1/31/2008
280. A Memory For To Cherish 6/21/2008
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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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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