Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

5081. The Developer 7/20/2008
5082. The Mushera Hill Climbers 7/20/2008
5083. A Shy And Single Man 7/20/2008
5084. Perhaps You Cannot Boast 7/20/2008
5085. Patsy The Master 7/20/2008
5086. I Only State Here 7/20/2008
5087. Marcel 7/20/2008
5088. Common Bronzewings 7/20/2008
5089. Life Can Be A Bugger 7/20/2008
5090. A Long Way From Here To The Old Paps Of Shrone 7/20/2008
5091. A Much Better World 7/20/2008
5092. Life Has Got 7/20/2008
5093. A Memory Of Mcloughlins Beach 7/20/2008
5094. Happiness Goes With Her 7/21/2008
5095. Of Supermen And Superwomen 7/21/2008
5096. He Keeps On Keeping On 7/21/2008
5097. I Love The Town Of Warrnambool 7/21/2008
5098. Nowadays I'D Feel A Stranger In Millstreet 7/21/2008
5099. Some Males 7/21/2008
5100. A Fellow From Hibernia 7/21/2008
5101. I Do Not Wish To Meet Him 7/21/2008
5102. Due To Climate Change 7/21/2008
5103. The Shrike Thrush Who Whistles That Beautiful Air 7/21/2008
5104. For As Long 7/21/2008
5105. Just An Ordinary Fellow 7/21/2008
5106. In All Of Us 7/21/2008
5107. Youth Will Have It's Fling 7/21/2008
5108. Of Their Crimes Against Humanity 7/21/2008
5109. I'M Not A Literary Expert 7/21/2008
5110. For Many Years I'Ve Been In Love With Nature 7/21/2008
5111. Old Caherbarnagh 7/21/2008
5112. I Pity Them The Children Of The Present 7/21/2008
5113. The Old Dame 7/21/2008
5114. Veronica Of Hamilton 7/21/2008
5115. Not All Things In Life 7/21/2008
5116. My Problems 7/21/2008
5117. In Poetasters Hell 7/21/2008
5118. The Leading Drug Baron 7/21/2008
5119. Life Is What You Make Of It 7/21/2008
5120. To The Country We Belong 7/19/2008

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 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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