Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

801. Abu Ghraib 3/16/2008
802. Abuse Of Human Rights 6/26/2008
803. Accept Me As I Am 2/5/2008
804. According To D C 3/21/2016
805. According To Darwin 2/5/2009
806. Across The Bare Brown Hill 5/19/2008
807. Across The Wide Brown Countryside 5/22/2008
808. Act Of An Unthinker 1/13/2008
809. Action Does Speak Louder Than Words 2/24/2009
810. Adam 1/25/2008
811. Adam Lindsay Gordon 1/10/2008
812. Addicted 5/18/2008
813. Addicted To Penning 5/23/2016
814. Addicted To Penning Of Rhyme 1/4/2010
815. Addicted To Rhyme 7/10/2008
816. Addicted To Rhyming 12/16/2016
817. Addicted To Running 7/6/2008
818. Addictive Writers 12/25/2016
819. Admire Rakti 11/16/2016
820. Advice Not Taken 2/27/2008
821. Afternoon Session 2/10/2008
822. Agapanthus 1/2/2008
823. Age Can Be A Relative Thing 1/29/2016
824. Age Can Be Relative 2/29/2016
825. Age Does Creep Up On Us 3/23/2016
826. Age Does Not Always Bring Wisdom 6/7/2008
827. Age Does Not Bring Wisdom 3/10/2016
828. Ageing Bella 4/24/2008
829. Ageing Colin 11/12/2008
830. Ageing In The Queensland Tropics 2/10/2016
831. Ageing Though Not Gracefully 5/22/2009
832. Ageism 4/2/2008
833. Aggression Of Australian Magpies -new- 3/21/2017
834. Aghinagh's Vincent Coakley 9/1/2016
835. Aging Denis The Croatian 2/20/2016
836. Aging With Grace -new- 3/16/2017
837. Ahane's Own Mick Mackey 6/7/2008
838. Aine Tyrell -new- 3/16/2017
839. Al Gore 7/13/2008
840. Al Grassby 4/6/2008
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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