Francis Duggan


On Life And All That Goes With It


On life and all that goes with it I've written a bit
And though my stuff may be lacking in humor and wit
And feeling and passion and rhythm as well
For as long as I live I will pen doggerel.

I've never referred to myself as a poet
Or I'll never be one worthy of literary note
Time catching up on me my better days gone
But why should that matter I will keep penning on.

What hair I have left on my head it is gray
And where I was born and raised from here is far away
Where in my young years I often daydreamed of literary renown
In old Claragahatlea a mile from Millstreet Town.

Of life and all that goes with it I've written a share
And my rhymes are not good of which I am aware
But I will keep on penning of that I won't lie
For as long as I can if not until I die.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (On Life And All That Goes With It by Francis Duggan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

New Poems

  1. The Belles of Mauchline, Robert Burns
  2. Bhai Phonta, Brother's Paste, Bijay Kant Dubey
  3. My Lord a-Hunting he is gane, Robert Burns
  4. Lines on the Author's Death, Robert Burns
  5. Verses on Captain Grose, Robert Burns
  6. Eyes they see, Diplove gautam
  7. Inconstancy in love, Robert Burns
  8. On Elphinstone's Translation of Martial'.., Robert Burns
  9. Indigenous architecture., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  10. Jos Master, dr.k.g.balakrishnan kandangath

Poem of the Day

poet John Clare

I love to see the old heath's withered brake
Mingle its crimpled leaves with furze and ling,
While the old heron from the lonely lake
Starts slow and flaps its melancholy wing,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Grace Paley

 

Trending Poems

  1. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. A Fairy Song, William Shakespeare
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. A Lover's Complaint, William Shakespeare
  8. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]