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 ...
The Rebirth Of Rhyme
I will not be alive for the rebirth of rhyme
But i have a strong feeling that in some future time
The writers of rhyme will be hailed as a poetess or poet
And be looked on as worthy of literary note
The attraction of modern poetry to future readers may not last
The present always becomes a memory of the past
Blank verse the critically acclaimed poetry of the twenty first century
Like rhyme is today may become a forgotten memory