Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

801. A Wet August Day In Duhallow 1/22/2017
802. A Wet August Day In Koroit 5/31/2016
803. A Wet August Day In Millstreet 3/6/2008
804. A Wet Day In July 3/16/2008
805. A Wet Day In Tower Hill 12/29/2016
806. A Wet Day On The Gold Coast 1/23/2008
807. A Wet Night In The Country Town 10/21/2009
808. A White Brown Spotted Butterfly 10/29/2008
809. A White Butterfly 7/20/2008
810. A White Lie 3/26/2008
811. A Whole Heap Of Stuff 8/29/2008
812. A Windy Day In Early September 2/1/2008
813. A Winners World After All 11/4/2017
814. A Winter Day In A Southern Town 1/22/2016
815. A Winter Day In Sherbrooke 1/18/2008
816. A Winter Morning In Gippsland 2/26/2008
817. A Winter Morning In Glen Iris 3/15/2008
818. A Winter's Day 5/25/2008
819. A Winter's Day In Claraghatlea 10/11/2009
820. A Winter's Day In The Hills South East Of Melbourne 2/5/2008
821. A Winter's Night 7/4/2008
822. A Winter's Night In Koroit 1/16/2017
823. A Wintery Autumn Day In Ireland 2/27/2008
824. A Wintery Day 8/23/2008
825. A Wintery Night 5/24/2008
826. A Wise Mother 3/8/2016
827. A Wise One 9/29/2008
828. A Wise One Told Me About The Ego 12/2/2008
829. A Wise One We Need 7/10/2008
830. A Wise Person 3/29/2008
831. A Woman From Boherbue 6/3/2008
832. A Woman From Bombay 3/31/2008
833. A Woman From Derrinagree 5/3/2008
834. A Woman From Far Knocknagree 5/28/2008
835. A Woman From Fermoy 8/27/2016
836. A Woman From Knocknagree 2/8/2008
837. A Woman Of Beauty 5/13/2008
838. A Woman With A Sad Story 2/11/2008
839. A Wonder Of Nature 12/15/2016
840. A Wonderful Lady 1/27/2016

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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

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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Makarora

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
redpoll
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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