Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

9561. Cyber Bullying 8/19/2016
9562. Take Care Of Our Own 8/20/2016
9563. The Seasons To Our Lives Do Come 8/20/2016
9564. On Remembrance Day 8/20/2016
9565. This Is The Twelfth Thousand 8/20/2016
9566. Koroit A Historical Old Town 8/20/2016
9567. Haiyan The World's Biggest Storm 8/20/2016
9568. The Great Goddess 8/20/2016
9569. Beth Coggin 8/20/2016
9570. Any Sort Of Physical Or Mental Abuse 8/20/2016
9571. To Our Self Appointed Judges 8/20/2016
9572. The Great John Greenleaf Whittier 8/20/2016
9573. Good Memories Die With Us 8/20/2016
9574. As Some Would Tell You 8/20/2016
9575. The Old Hopkins River Is So Old In Time 8/20/2016
9576. From Her Cottage By The River 8/21/2016
9577. This Penning Of Rhyme For Me 8/21/2016
9578. A Sin Against All 8/21/2016
9579. We Belong To The Land 8/21/2016
9580. Knocknagree The High Village 8/21/2016
9581. When Last I Was In Wonthaggi 8/21/2016
9582. I Feel That I Have Been 8/21/2016
9583. The Stream From The Mountain 8/21/2016
9584. I Do Know Something Of Life 8/21/2016
9585. Jones Very 8/21/2016
9586. Those I Like To Know 8/21/2016
9587. November In Duhallow Is A Cold And Wet Time Of Year 8/21/2016
9588. The Tarwin 8/21/2016
9589. If You Are A Nice Person 8/21/2016
9590. Old Lazlo 8/21/2016
9591. Like A Hole In The Head 8/22/2016
9592. In Caherbarnagh In November 8/22/2016
9593. Your Past Lives As A Memory 8/22/2016
9594. The Key To The Door Of Success 8/22/2016
9595. Those Who Believe That All People Are Equal 8/22/2016
9596. Tomorrow For Me 8/22/2016
9597. Millstreet's Brown Haired Beauty 8/22/2016
9598. Barn Swallows 8/22/2016
9599. The Rhymers They Never Do Run Out Of Rhyme 8/22/2016
9600. For My Years Of Life I Have Little In Knowledge To Show 8/22/2016

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 excellence..love 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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Return Of The Redwings

O'er hills and fields and moonlit rural town
The redwings in their thousands journey down
From cold northlands to southern places bound
Again they fly back to their wintering ground

In early November I can still recall
In colder weather towards end of the Fall
Of hearing redwings in the starry sky
The migrant thrushes give voice as they fly.

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