Francis Duggan Poems
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 ...
Asyou Possibly Can
The longest lived human life in real time not such a long span
On average a few years more for a woman than it is for a man
Which averages out at three score and ten years which is not long in time
We age rather quickly beyond our life's prime
Though time seems to rob us of our youthful elan
You ought to live for as long as you possibly can
Since on the teachings of theologians one on cannot rely
There may not be a paradise somewhere beyond the sky
At what you do you may have known great