Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

41. A Bookshop 3/25/2016
42. A Boyhood Sporting Hero 1/31/2008
43. A Boy's Dream 5/6/2008
44. A Brave Fellow Then 4/16/2016
45. A Brave One 5/31/2008
46. A Brave Woman 4/24/2008
47. A Brief Autobiography 5/18/2008
48. A Brief Bio In Rhymes 6/24/2016
49. A Bright And Sunny Day 7/6/2008
50. A Bright And Sunny Morning 6/9/2008
51. A Brown Butterfly 3/29/2008
52. A Budding Young Artist 3/18/2016
53. A Bully Is Always A Coward 1/12/2016
54. A Bunch Of Flowers 12/25/2007
55. A Carefree Bloke 6/8/2016
56. A Case Of Unrequited Love 5/1/2017
57. A Castlemaine Ex Rose 11/4/2016
58. A Cat Speaks 12/28/2016
59. A Chance Meeting 2/5/2016
60. A Chance Sighting 3/26/2008
61. A Changed Land Today 8/17/2016
62. A Childless Man 2/1/2008
63. A Child's Grave 4/28/2008
64. A Child's Questions 5/31/2008
65. A Chilly Evening In June 7/5/2008
66. A Chilly Winter's Night 7/8/2008
67. A Citizen Of Claraghatlea 7/28/2008
68. A Claraghatlea Fellow 4/18/2010
69. A Claraghatlea Fellow Is All 7/26/2016
70. A Claraghatlea Fellow Is All I Can Be 3/29/2016
71. A Claraghatlea Fellow Till The Day 12/18/2016
72. A Claraghatlea Man 7/18/2008
73. A Claraghatlea Man Is All I Can Be 10/12/2009
74. A Claraghtalea Fellow 11/20/2016
75. A Clarghatlea Fellow Is All I Can Be 4/16/2016
76. A Climate Change Sceptic 12/2/2009
77. A Club Legend 9/25/2008
78. A Coastal Summer Morning 3/16/2009
79. A Cold Day In Early Winter 7/4/2008
80. A Cold Winter's Day 7/7/2008
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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Rocky peaks of Makarora in the summer wear their snow
And down the lush green grassy valley the clear mountain river flow
Songbirds piping in the beechwoods songthrush, bellbird and
This a place of peace and beauty Makarora has a soul.

These great mountains look no different than to when the first man came
They have a wild rugged beauty for want of a better name
To the coming generations these high peaks will look the same

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