Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

241. A Judgemental Man 5/23/2008
242. A July Night In The Country Town 1/27/2016
243. A June Day 10/9/2016
244. A June Day In Duhallow 2/4/2008
245. A June Day In South West Victoria 10/8/2016
246. A June Morning 3/17/2016
247. A June Morning In Ballydaly 5/25/2008
248. A June Morning In Koroit 3/17/2016
249. A Koroit Truckie 3/6/2016
250. A Late April Day 9/29/2016
251. A Late Bloomer 7/28/2016
252. A Law Written By Mother Nature 5/26/2008
253. A Legend Of Rhyme 3/1/2009
254. A Letter Home 2/18/2008
255. A Liberal Party Blueblood 5/13/2008
256. A Life For A Life 8/29/2008
257. A Likeable Bloke 3/17/2009
258. A Liking For Rhyme 7/21/2009
259. A Literary Dinosaur 5/1/2008
260. A Little About Life 8/19/2016
261. A Little Bit Of Self Interest 4/3/2016
262. A Little Bunch Of Shamrock 2/10/2008
263. A Little Fear 6/6/2008
264. A Little Joy And Laughter 5/17/2008
265. A Little Piece Of History 1/31/2008
266. A Little Self Improvement 6/1/2008
267. A Lively Old Man 9/17/2008
268. A Local Outsider 6/17/2008
269. A Loner 2/27/2016
270. A Long Dry Spell 3/12/2008
271. A Long Enough Time Span 1/2/2008
272. A Long Long Way 1/20/2008
273. A Long Time Ago 2/15/2008
274. A Long Way From 5/13/2008
275. A Long Way From Here 6/27/2008
276. A Long Way From Here From The Old Paps Of Shrone 3/7/2016
277. A Long Way From Here This Far Southern Shore 2/5/2009
278. A Long Way From Here To Duhallow 6/7/2008
279. A Long Way From Here To The Fields Near Millstreet 3/12/2016
280. A Long Way From Here To The Old Paps Of Shrone 7/20/2008
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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