Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

5041. So Many Of 5/13/2017
5042. Before The Human Being Walks 5/13/2017
5043. Ben And Jill 5/13/2017
5044. We All End Up 5/13/2017
5045. Claraghatlea Where I Was Born 5/13/2017
5046. Since You Have Not 5/13/2017
5047. Mt Franklin 5/14/2017
5048. They Have To Think 5/14/2017
5049. A Lot To Desire 5/14/2017
5050. Red Is The Color 5/14/2017
5051. Into Good Circumstance 5/14/2017
5052. To Karma We Pay 5/14/2017
5053. In The Bendigo Botanical Gardens 5/14/2017
5054. Of Egotistical 5/16/2017
5055. Your Hero And My Heroine 5/16/2017
5056. Without Luck This Well Might Be Me 5/16/2017
5057. Far South Of Millstreet 5/16/2017
5058. Happy And Sad Faces 5/17/2017
5059. Happy Johnny 5/17/2017
5060. On Old Castlemaine 5/17/2017
5061. Tomorrow 5/17/2017
5062. Their Minds Are Darkened To Light 5/17/2017
5063. Our Lessons 5/17/2017
5064. It Has Been So Long 5/18/2017
5065. In Their Quest For Power 5/18/2017
5066. On Searching For The Meaning Of Life 5/18/2017
5067. You May Feel Life 5/18/2017
5068. I Am Not A Sugar Daddy 5/18/2017
5069. The Person That You Are 5/18/2017
5070. To Your Memories Your Past 5/19/2017
5071. I Am From The Place Where The Waterways Meet 5/19/2017
5072. Since Life Is This Way 5/19/2017
5073. On The Booing Of Adam Goodes 5/19/2017
5074. The Fellow Who Says Little 5/19/2017
5075. An October Evening In Warrnambool 5/19/2017
5076. It Is Something I Have Written Of Often Before 5/20/2017
5077. Sandra 5/20/2017
5078. Kevin Bowman 5/20/2017
5079. On Melbourne Cup Day 5/20/2017
5080. I Can Only Agree 5/20/2017

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 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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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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