Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

3961. I Just Wish 6/3/2008
3962. The Honourable Ordinary Bloke 6/3/2008
3963. Perhaps I Feel Embittered 6/3/2008
3964. So Few Are Poets 6/4/2008
3965. The Redwings Bound For Mushera 6/4/2008
3966. The Peace Activists Grave 6/4/2008
3967. The Big Bully 6/4/2008
3968. Despite What So Many 6/4/2008
3969. Those Who Have Compassion 6/4/2008
3970. When Someone Wishes To Harm You 6/4/2008
3971. Neo Cons 6/5/2008
3972. Such Beautiful Memories 6/5/2008
3973. Us Addictive Rhymers 6/5/2008
3974. If Wise Women Led Governments 6/5/2008
3975. Remember What Happened To Jesus 6/5/2008
3976. Another Near To Perfect Day 6/5/2008
3977. Near The Town Where I Spent Many Seasons 6/5/2008
3978. Songs Of The Have Nots 6/5/2008
3979. On A Grey Shrike Thrush Singing 6/5/2008
3980. You Are A Great Success 6/5/2008
3981. The Reaper 6/5/2008
3982. Claudina 6/5/2008
3983. The Old Fields Of Annagloor 6/5/2008
3984. Your First Lesson In Love 6/5/2008
3985. She Is A True Poet 6/5/2008
3986. And If Come Tomorrow 6/5/2008
3987. Big Mouths And Big Egos 6/5/2008
3988. With That Money Speaks All Languages 6/3/2008
3989. Feel Proud Of Who You Are 6/3/2008
3990. For Some Of Us 6/3/2008
3991. Only In Fancy 6/3/2008
3992. For The Flag Of A Nation 6/4/2008
3993. The Return Of The Curlews 6/4/2008
3994. Don'T Judge Him 6/4/2008
3995. Harsh Drought Conditions 6/4/2008
3996. When I Am Long Gone 6/4/2008
3997. Love 6/4/2008
3998. The Loner 6/4/2008
3999. Fields Of Omagh 6/5/2008
4000. The Creeks Down To A Trickle 6/5/2008

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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! !

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  • 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!

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  • Walterrean Salley (4/21/2012 3:44:00 PM)

    Francis Duggan, widely written, is an amazing poet. His writings are full of life, and wisdom, and inspiration, and I enjoy them immensely.

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  • Sidi Mahtrow (4/16/2012 9:56:00 PM)

    In Penshurst lives a poet
    Francis Duggan is his name
    he posts work on the internet
    as well as earning local fame
    his birth place was in Ireland
    now he calls Australia home
    every day writes rhyming verse
    in lyrical traditional form
    his themes range from bird and tree
    through to complex human nature
    soul sees both beauty and misery
    sympathises with living creature
    he wrote a wonderful anthology
    called ‘Songs of Sherbrooke’
    exploring many aspects of life
    examines closely cranny and nook
    if there’s something that you want
    to know about life down-under
    follow Frank’s heart, see through
    poet’s eyes world full of wonder

    by Lee Emmett, Australia

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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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