Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

281. A Memory 1/31/2008
282. A Memory For To Cherish 6/21/2008
283. A Memory From 85 3/6/2008
284. A Memory From Childhood 1/31/2008
285. A Memory From Nineteen Fifty Seven 1/19/2008
286. A Memory From Puck Fair 6/19/2008
287. A Memory From The Past 7/17/2008
288. A Memory I Remember 6/7/2008
289. A Memory Of Destroyed Beauty 12/31/2007
290. A Memory Of First Love 1/5/2008
291. A Memory Of Mcloughlins Beach 7/20/2008
292. A Memory Of St Davids 1/6/2008
293. A Memory Of The Old Glasheen Rill 7/23/2008
294. A Memory Of The Wood By Mushera Mountain 3/20/2008
295. A Memory To Cherish 4/29/2008
296. A Memory To Cherish And For To Retain 8/1/2008
297. A Memory To Remember 2/1/2008
298. A Mere Infidel 6/1/2008
299. A Mere Mortal 6/19/2008
300. A Message Here For All You Poets 4/7/2008
301. A Migrant From Cork City 12/8/2008
302. A Migrant From Duhallow 7/19/2008
303. A Migrant From Elsewhere 11/30/2008
304. A Migrant From Macroom 4/28/2008
305. A Migrant From Sliabh Luachra 1/29/2010
306. A Migrant Here 7/25/2008
307. A Migrant Here And A Stranger There 3/12/2008
308. A Migrant In His Seventies 6/6/2008
309. A Migrant In This Land I'Ll Always Be 1/1/2008
310. A Migrant In Wonthaggi 1/20/2008
311. A Migrant's New Year 6/10/2008
312. A Mild Night In September 6/1/2008
313. A Mild Winter Day 8/6/2008
314. A Millstreet Christmas 4/11/2016
315. A Misguided President Of War 7/6/2008
316. A Misunderstanding 1/8/2008
317. A Modern Poetic Legend 7/27/2008
318. A Moment Of Weakness 1/26/2008
319. A Monarch Of The Sky 4/2/2016
320. A Monogamous Man -new- 5/20/2016
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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