Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

5081. We All Need A Dream 7/31/2017
5082. To Be Flawed Is To Be 7/31/2017
5083. Brave Dan 7/31/2017
5084. You Can Only 7/31/2017
5085. The Babbling Blackwater 7/31/2017
5086. They Never Receive Genuine Respect 7/31/2017
5087. Those Who Have Love In Them 8/1/2017
5088. In The Moyne Shire 8/1/2017
5089. Got It All Wrong 8/1/2017
5090. Of Nature I Know Little 8/1/2017
5091. The Pride Of Woodford 8/1/2017
5092. This Beautiful Old City Of Warrnambool 8/2/2017
5093. Those Who Can Readily Smile 8/2/2017
5094. Miranda Knows The Words 8/2/2017
5095. For Australian Farmers 8/2/2017
5096. Compared To Them 8/2/2017
5097. If Women Were Running Government 8/2/2017
5098. For Poor Joe 8/3/2017
5099. Your Best Friend Of The Past 8/3/2017
5100. Like His Middle Aged Dad 8/3/2017
5101. Of Your Life 8/3/2017
5102. Of Regrets He Will Not Be Free 8/3/2017
5103. Princess Haya Of Jordan 8/3/2017
5104. Nature The Provider 8/4/2017
5105. Losing On The Feelings 8/4/2017
5106. The Voice Of 8/4/2017
5107. Nature Her Own Self 8/4/2017
5108. William Barnes 8/4/2017
5109. Kanturk 8/4/2017
5110. The Fellow From Yambuk 8/5/2017
5111. Extinction 8/5/2017
5112. Bruno 8/5/2017
5113. There Are Millions Of Them 8/5/2017
5114. The One Who Deliberately Hurt Your Feelings 8/5/2017
5115. It Is Sad To See Political Leaders 8/5/2017
5116. You May As Well Look On The Bright Side 8/6/2017
5117. It Used To Be Poetry 8/6/2017
5118. An Untalented Person 8/6/2017
5119. Greg Mcmahon The Man 8/6/2017
5120. The Opinionated People 8/6/2017

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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