Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

281. A Long Way From Here To The Old Paps Of Shrone 7/20/2008
282. A Long Way From Koroit 3/16/2016
283. A Long Way North 7/28/2016
284. A Long Way North Of 5/15/2016
285. A Long Way North Of Koroit 9/30/2016
286. A Long Way Out Of Date 6/21/2008
287. A Long Way South 5/2/2016
288. A Long Way South Of Claraghatlea 1/22/2016
289. A Long Way South Of Millstreet And Rathmore 4/6/2016
290. A Long Way South Of Near Clara 5/22/2016
291. A Long Way To Claraghatlea 4/4/2016
292. A Loser You Never Will Be 6/27/2016
293. A Lot Of Men 2/9/2016
294. A Lovely Day In September 9/13/2009
295. A Lovely Old Lady 5/14/2008
296. A Lovely Spring Day 9/29/2008
297. A Lucky Boy 3/11/2008
298. A Mainstream Thinker 10/29/2008
299. A Man For Every Sleeper 1/1/2008
300. A Man For The Ladies 7/7/2008
301. A Man From Claraghatlea North 6/6/2008
302. A Man From Duhallow 4/9/2016
303. A Man From Duhallow Is All I Can Be 9/24/2016
304. A Man From Far Away 11/5/2009
305. A Man From Rathmore 6/16/2008
306. A Man From Welshpool 3/27/2008
307. A Man In His Seventies 3/8/2008
308. A Man Named Bill 1/28/2008
309. A Man Of Doggerel 4/29/2016
310. A Man Of Great Courage 5/9/2008
311. A Man Of Many Talents 1/14/2016
312. A Man Of The Boggeraghs 10/3/2016
313. A Man Of The Fifties 6/13/2008
314. A Man Who Knows Much About Nature 3/11/2008
315. A Man With A Closed Mind 1/31/2008
316. A Man With A Mind Of His Own 9/11/2009
317. A Man's World After All 2/5/2008
318. A March Evening In Warrnambool 9/19/2016
319. A March Night In The Village 7/28/2008
320. A Marvellous And Beautiful Person 6/3/2009
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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Old Stan

He's over forty years beyond his prime day
With silvery hair and gray hairs on his chest
And whilst most his age are sitting and relaxing
And giving their old weary bones a rest

He runs along the sea shore in his swim wear
The wrinkled old bloke with the deep suntan
But for his age he's fit and energetic
And there is still a lot of life in Stan.

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