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 ...
You Make Of It
Life is what you make of it as some like to say
But it does seem rather simple when put in this way
An old saying that does not stand the test of scrutiny
Life is not what you make of it for those in poverty
Such a saying to such people does never apply
Though most of them for success their hardest does try
Life is what you make of it is for those who are doing financially well
Who have a good story of their recent successes to tell
To their friends in the pub when for drinks they do mee