Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

9041. The Man From The Outback 7/10/2016
9042. Football Is The Main Topic 7/10/2016
9043. The Developer Looks But He Does Not See 7/10/2016
9044. It Is So Good To Be Alive 7/10/2016
9045. The Words In An Old Song 7/10/2016
9046. Shirley Duffield 7/10/2016
9047. There Is Nothing Here For Him 7/10/2016
9048. The Anti War Man 7/10/2016
9049. The Best Years Of My Life 7/10/2016
9050. Such Beautiful Weather For April 7/10/2016
9051. This Is How It Does Seem 7/10/2016
9052. The Boston Bombers 7/10/2016
9053. Laughing Jim 7/11/2016
9054. Margaret Daly 7/11/2016
9055. A Very Good Woman 7/11/2016
9056. On Being Self Sufficient 7/11/2016
9057. I Only Can Hope 7/11/2016
9058. The Power To Change The World 7/11/2016
9059. The Life I Live 7/11/2016
9060. A Wonderful Thing 7/11/2016
9061. I Meet Them Quite Often 7/11/2016
9062. People And Their Stories 7/11/2016
9063. I Tell Anyone Who Asks Me 7/11/2016
9064. It Is A Flat Old Countryside 7/11/2016
9065. You Feel Life Is A Battle 7/11/2016
9066. To Cynical Old Me 7/11/2016
9067. A Cranky Old Dear 7/11/2016
9068. A Sort Of A Working Bio 7/12/2016
9069. If In The Laws Of Karma 7/12/2016
9070. That Wasyesterday And Yesterday Has Gone 7/12/2016
9071. No Need To Tell Me I Already Know Too Well 7/12/2016
9072. The Former Pride Of Millstreet West 7/12/2016
9073. Beauty Can Have Many Meanings 7/12/2016
9074. On What We Are Doing To Our Planet 7/12/2016
9075. The Cock Pheasant Today 7/12/2016
9076. I Was Raised On Old Stories 7/12/2016
9077. Human Abuse Of The Planet 7/12/2016
9078. As Long As You Have Good Health 7/12/2016
9079. Warrnambool To Geelong 7/12/2016
9080. From The Fields Of Claraghatlea 7/12/2016

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • Wahab Abdul Wahab Abdul (11/11/2013 8:02:00 PM)

    wow, what a poet he is, written so many gems and with so sweet rhyming, he is indeed a master, a poet with per him and his poetry..

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  • Valsa George Valsa George (6/7/2013 4:20:00 AM)

    Exploring the teeming world created by Francis Duggan through his poems is an experience in itself! Like Shakespeare, he is myriad minded! What a wealth of poetry, he has amassed for his contemporaries and later shall be bequeathed to the posterity! ! So rhyming and musical, they are indeed a treat to any lover of verse!

    Simply been awed by this treasure trove! !

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  • Ruby Honeytip Ruby Honeytip (11/15/2012 7:59:00 PM)

    There are over 8000 peeks into the beautiful life and soul of Francis Duggan here. This, combined with all the combined works of Lyn Paul, Midnights Voice and Red O'Mara almost makes me happy about my insomnia: ^) I just love poetry and these are the Masters!

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  • 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

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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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The Timid And The Brave

I know a woman she is scared of spiders
But in deep and dangerous waters she will swim
And I know a non swimmer he's scared of water
And spiders never seem to worry him.

I know a sturdy tree felling tree climber
And he will climb to top of tallest tree
But he will cringe in fear and keep safe distance
Whenever nest of bull ants he will see.

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