Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

721. Rather Boring For You 7/17/2018
722. A Very Good Man 7/18/2018
723. Gray Currawong 7/18/2018
724. The Seconds And Minutes 7/18/2018
725. Not For To Say 7/18/2018
726. My Friends Of The Past 7/19/2018
727. The Town's Dark Haired Rose 7/19/2018
728. Not A Fan Of Celebrities 7/19/2018
729. Everybody Have Their Own Life Stories 7/19/2018
730. The Arrival Of June 7/20/2018
731. Ted And Jack 7/20/2018
732. A Lotto Big Jackpot Winner 7/20/2018
733. On Crows 7/20/2018
734. Of Nothing To Say 7/21/2018
735. When It Comes To Nature 7/21/2018
736. For The Second Day Of June 7/21/2018
737. The People Many Look Up To 7/21/2018
738. Most Career Politicians 7/22/2018
739. Everyone Have Their Stories 7/22/2018
740. Karma Will Reward You 7/22/2018
741. Death Does Come To Everyone 7/22/2018
742. Kolor In June 7/23/2018
743. The Attention Seekers 7/23/2018
744. Aubane In June 7/23/2018
745. A Truism Remain 7/23/2018
746. The Norfolk Pine Trees Of Warrnambool 7/24/2018
747. The Men Who Built The City 7/24/2018
748. Some So Called Religious People 7/25/2018
749. Perhaps I May Never Again See Duhallow 7/25/2018
750. Last Rose Of Autumn 7/25/2018
751. Though Most People Can Tell Apart 7/25/2018
752. The Fact Of The Matter 7/26/2018
753. Yesterday's Stranger 7/26/2018
754. The Promotion Of Fear 7/26/2018
755. Birds I See Every Day 7/26/2018
756. People Are As You Find Them 7/27/2018
757. Every Good Living Human Being 7/27/2018
758. Everyday For Success In Life 7/27/2018
759. Young Migrants From Ireland 7/27/2018
760. Bellbirds Of Birdsland 7/28/2018

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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Return Of The Redwings

O'er hills and fields and moonlit rural town
The redwings in their thousands journey down
From cold northlands to southern places bound
Again they fly back to their wintering ground

In early November I can still recall
In colder weather towards end of the Fall
Of hearing redwings in the starry sky
The migrant thrushes give voice as they fly.

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