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 ...
Life Is Not Always Great
Life is not always great for those on the summit of renown
Those who create heroes and heroines can also drag their idols down
For the wealthy and famous their lives not their own
The price they do pay for becoming widely known
Billions of people everyday dream of money and fame
And it is not a disadvantage to you to have these to your name
That money speaks every language happens to be true
And if you are wealthy and famous and happy how lucky are you
Yet not many of the wealthy and fa