Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

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

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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..

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  • 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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Makarora

Rocky peaks of Makarora in the summer wear their snow
And down the lush green grassy valley the clear mountain river flow
Songbirds piping in the beechwoods songthrush, bellbird and
redpoll
This a place of peace and beauty Makarora has a soul.

These great mountains look no different than to when the first man came
They have a wild rugged beauty for want of a better name
To the coming generations these high peaks will look the same

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