Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

641. Mavis 1/20/2008
642. And I Should Know 1/20/2008
643. I Once Was A Roman Catholic 'To Joe' 1/20/2008
644. Twenty Rooks 1/20/2008
645. Blind Maree 1/20/2008
646. The Rosy Bay Hotel 1/20/2008
647. In That Old House In Tugun 1/20/2008
648. Old Jim From Mayo 1/20/2008
649. On Reading Of The Mad Cow Disease 1/20/2008
650. The Grim Reaper 1/20/2008
651. The Sparrow's Nest 1/19/2008
652. On Hearing Of The Death Of Bill Sullivan 1/19/2008
653. Bella Mourns For A Departed Beauty 1/20/2008
654. Where Are My Friends 1/20/2008
655. Wish I Were Born Basil 1/20/2008
656. My Wish Is For A Perfect World 1/20/2008
657. Rich Man Poor Man 1/21/2008
658. Tony 1/21/2008
659. If I Find Poesy 1/21/2008
660. The Magpie Lark 1/21/2008
661. An Evening In October 1/21/2008
662. He Needs Someone To Help Him 1/21/2008
663. The Irish Still Remember 1/21/2008
664. My Dreams Of Fame 1/21/2008
665. A Warm Day On The Gold Coast 1/21/2008
666. Song Of A Rhyming Man 1/21/2008
667. Brian 1/21/2008
668. Written At Lake Condah Mission 1/21/2008
669. Rose 1/21/2008
670. Graybeard Joe 1/21/2008
671. I'Ve Seen Some Of The World 1/21/2008
672. Song Of A Sentimental Fellow 1/21/2008
673. Scottish Kenny 1/20/2008
674. We Are Here But For A Short Span 1/20/2008
675. The Man Who Was Not There 1/20/2008
676. What Use To You 1/20/2008
677. Tennyson's Brook 1/20/2008
678. Rest In Peace Jerry Hickey 1/20/2008
679. The Bogland Near Rathmore 1/20/2008
680. The White Eared Honeyeater 1/20/2008

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 7:08:00 AM)

    excellent poems. you are great in explaining your feels. i invite you to read my poem

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  • Rahman Mostafiz Rahman Mostafiz (2/28/2014 4:31:00 AM)

    Respected Francis Duggan.... You are really great...|||||||||||||||||||

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  • 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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Doris Day

Doris Day the singer and actress at ninety seven has died
And news of her passing has spread Worldwide
One more famous person to be counted out
And of the eulogiesfor her she will not know about
Since to the deceased fame and anonymity are of the same
No use to the dead if in life they knew of fame
Since for them no hope for the future ahead
Money and fame is of no use to the dead
With the one who claims all lives she has had her date

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