Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

1. The Loves Of Rosita 12/19/2007
2. Return Of The Redwings 12/19/2007
3. The Street Girls Of St Kilda 12/19/2007
4. We Act As If We Are Important 12/19/2007
5. Those Grand Old Balladeers 12/19/2007
6. The Timid And The Brave 12/19/2007
7. Makarora 12/19/2007
8. The Singing Lady 12/20/2007
9. The Woman Who Loved Roses 12/20/2007
10. Shouting At The Trees 12/20/2007
11. Pete The Raggy 12/20/2007
12. Stan Whose Wife Left Him For A Woman 12/20/2007
13. The Fields Of Claraghatlea North 12/20/2007
14. There Isn'T Any Doggerel There 12/20/2007
15. Without Losers There Wouldn'T Be Winners 12/20/2007
16. The Bells Of Old St Davids 12/20/2007
17. A Tolerant Society 12/21/2007
18. Another Dead Wombat 12/24/2007
19. The Christmas Party 12/24/2007
20. Goldfish 12/24/2007
21. Gay Pigs 12/24/2007
22. Billy Of One Hand 12/24/2007
23. A Bunch Of Flowers 12/25/2007
24. There In The Gray Of The Morning 12/25/2007
25. I See Myself As A Judgemental Person 12/25/2007
26. Good On You Mr Reaper 12/25/2007
27. The Gift Of Compassion 12/25/2007
28. In The Age Of Botox 12/25/2007
29. Doing Their Own Thing 12/26/2007
30. They Judge You Better 12/26/2007
31. Our Search Is For True Happiness 12/26/2007
32. Through The Eyes Of Erica 12/26/2007
33. Darren 12/25/2007
34. Joseph Louis Barrow 12/25/2007
35. The Free Range Sow 12/25/2007
36. Nowhere Town 12/25/2007
37. The Old Miners Of Wonthaggi 12/27/2007
38. The Jogger 12/27/2007
39. The Old Doubting Thomas 12/25/2007
40. Rotorua The Thermal City 12/27/2007

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • Reg Baker (1/7/2018 9:26:00 PM)

    Do you nave a fee if someone wanted to quote your poem?

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  • Robert Murray Smith Robert Murray Smith (12/12/2017 11:41:00 PM)

    Francis Duggan is a true Australian poet. He sees life as it is and must put it in a poem.

    Robert

  • Terry Craddock Terry Craddock (1/5/2017 4:45:00 PM)

    Respect where respect is due, Francis Duggan is a popular and beloved poet, by all who love nature, wildlife, and the wisdom and reflections of life seen through the eyes of an insightful discerning poet. Many people love reading Francis Duggan and they should, Francis is like an old friend and fulfils a need to read poetry in their lives.
    Francis Duggan writes with a sincerity which is important; he addresses needs felt by many; good rhyme is more than fine when used wisely, beautifully, rhyme conveys many ideas wonderfully, if written well usually in an easily grasped manner. This is important. Francis writes beautiful poetry appreciated by many.

  • Dr John Celes Dr John Celes (12/19/2015 6:12:00 AM)

    Francis Duggan is simply a marvelous Poet in both number and quality and continues to keep his famous poems flowing out of his sheer genius mind and heart, God bless him and his hard work of poesy in the months to gain a better recognition. I wish him all the very best.Merry Christmas wishes and advance happy New Year as well.

  • Louis Rams Louis Rams (11/8/2014 10:28:00 AM)

    if there ever is a person who can inspire you to write turn to this man his poetry is a delight.
    he can write about any topic and put it with such clarity
    for all the world to see.
    my respect and admiration goes out to him.

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 7:08:00 AM)

    excellent poems. you are great in explaining your feels. i invite you to read my poem

  • Rahman Mostafiz Rahman Mostafiz (2/28/2014 4:31:00 AM)

    Respected Francis Duggan.... You are really great...|||||||||||||||||||

  • Wahab Abdul Wahab Abdul (11/11/2013 8:02:00 PM)

    wow, what a poet he is, written so many gems and with so sweet rhyming, he is indeed a master, a poet with per excellence..love him and his poetry..

  • Valsa George Valsa George (6/7/2013 4:20:00 AM)

    Exploring the teeming world created by Francis Duggan through his poems is an experience in itself! Like Shakespeare, he is myriad minded! What a wealth of poetry, he has amassed for his contemporaries and later shall be bequeathed to the posterity! ! So rhyming and musical, they are indeed a treat to any lover of verse!

    Simply been awed by this treasure trove! !

  • Ruby Honeytip Ruby Honeytip (11/15/2012 7:59:00 PM)

    There are over 8000 peeks into the beautiful life and soul of Francis Duggan here. This, combined with all the combined works of Lyn Paul, Midnights Voice and Red O'Mara almost makes me happy about my insomnia: ^) I just love poetry and these are the Masters!

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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