Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

4961. The Eighteen Mile Creek 3/22/2017
4962. She Advised Me To Practice Mediating 3/22/2017
4963. Is How It Seems To Be 3/22/2017
4964. These Human Created Negatives 3/22/2017
4965. Doesn't Matter 3/23/2017
4966. The Rose Of Newmarket 3/23/2017
4967. Margo And Paddy 3/23/2017
4968. You Can Only Live To Be 3/23/2017
4969. From The Archives Of Wisdom 3/23/2017
4970. On Wilde's The Ballad Of Reading Gaol 3/23/2017
4971. It Seems True Enough 3/23/2017
4972. War Is A Child 3/23/2017
4973. Mid Autumn In Illowa 3/23/2017
4974. A Spring Evening In Duhallow 3/23/2017
4975. Behind Every Dark Cloud 3/24/2017
4976. Self Important People 3/24/2017
4977. Carriganimma Between Millstreet And Macroom 3/24/2017
4978. Everywhere I Turn To Look 3/24/2017
4979. My Wonder Of Nature 3/24/2017
4980. You Too Have A Story To Tell 3/24/2017
4981. The Pride Of Carrigadrohid 3/24/2017
4982. T E Brown 3/24/2017
4983. Poor Innocent Fred 3/24/2017
4984. Ask This Of Fred 3/24/2017
4985. Though Her Secrets From Us 3/24/2017
4986. Taking Pride Too Far 3/25/2017
4987. We All Have Got Fathers And Mothers 3/25/2017
4988. This Goes Without Explaining 3/25/2017
4989. In Memory I Walk In The Old Fields Again 3/25/2017
4990. Unearned Titles 3/25/2017
4991. Jane The Short Story Writer 3/25/2017
4992. Inspiration Is Always The Key 3/25/2017
4993. The Honorable Fellow 3/25/2017
4994. They Do Not Have A Government In Ireland 3/25/2017
4995. Julie Bishop's Frightening Stare 3/25/2017
4996. Lenny Is An Egotistical Fellow 3/26/2017
4997. Mid Autumn 3/26/2017
4998. Your True Friend Will Stand By You 3/26/2017
4999. The Man Who Claims To Know It All 3/26/2017
5000. Since I Have Not Been There 3/26/2017

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 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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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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