Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

9801. In South West Victoria 9/11/2016
9802. On A Cold, Wet And Windy Mid February Day 9/11/2016
9803. Money Speaks Every Language 9/11/2016
9804. I Have Penned Rhymes 9/11/2016
9805. I Learn Every Day 9/11/2016
9806. Of Miracles At Tubrid As A Boy I Used To Hear 9/11/2016
9807. My Thoughts Often Go To 9/11/2016
9808. Another Football Season Has Already Begun 9/11/2016
9809. Three Aged Locals 9/12/2016
9810. Good Memories Of What Was With Me 9/12/2016
9811. I Grew To Love Nature When I Was A Boy 9/12/2016
9812. Few Birds Do Sing In Birdsland Today 9/12/2016
9813. Am I Any Better 9/12/2016
9814. Kanturk Johnny 9/12/2016
9815. The Rose Of Koroit Is In The U S Of A 9/12/2016
9816. Birds Known As Magpie Larks 9/12/2016
9817. On Philomena Lee 9/12/2016
9818. In Life You Can Only Be The Best You Can Be 9/12/2016
9819. You Pass Your Judgement 9/12/2016
9820. By The Australian Government 9/12/2016
9821. Jimmy The Brave Old War Veteran 9/12/2016
9822. Worrying Begets More Worries 9/12/2016
9823. In The Local Pub Last Night 9/12/2016
9824. A February Evening 9/13/2016
9825. What Has Been Happening Recently 9/13/2016
9826. I Hear A Fox Barking 9/13/2016
9827. I Will Go On Rhyming For As Long As I Can 9/13/2016
9828. The Government Spokespeople 9/13/2016
9829. You Could Meet A Person From Duhallow 9/13/2016
9830. Since The War Supposed To End All Wars 9/13/2016
9831. It Does Take All Kinds As Some Are Known To Say 9/13/2016
9832. For Working Class Parents On Low Incomes 9/13/2016
9833. Though Some Birds I Do Know 9/13/2016
9834. For As Long As I Can Do 9/13/2016
9835. To Your Higher Self You Can Only Stay True 9/13/2016
9836. A Day In February 9/13/2016
9837. On The Morwell Fire 9/13/2016
9838. Our Prime Years Go So Quickly 9/13/2016
9839. Some Birds By Their Sound 9/14/2016
9840. Magpie Larks 9/14/2016

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! !

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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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The Loves Of Rosita

About her ex husband Rosita don't have any good things to say
The day that they parted forever for her was her happiest day
His first name she told me but I've forgotten it's something
that sounded like 'rig'
She's sorry now she ever met him and she still refers to him
as 'pig'

She bore him three sons now in their prime on looking back the years seemed to fly
The youngest in his mid to late twenties not that long ago

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