Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

9801. Why Pay Heed To Me A Cynical Aging Bloke 7/28/2016
9802. You Never Stop Learning As Some Like To Say 7/28/2016
9803. Trash Talkers 7/29/2016
9804. Once Heard A Voice 7/29/2016
9805. I May Never 7/29/2016
9806. Is There 7/29/2016
9807. George Is His Name 7/29/2016
9808. Does It Matter 7/29/2016
9809. The Rose Of Newstead 7/29/2016
9810. In Mid July 7/29/2016
9811. A State Of Mind 7/29/2016
9812. Of Men Who Died Bravely 7/29/2016
9813. Happy Go Lucky 7/29/2016
9814. De Valera And Collins 7/29/2016
9815. We Dislike In Others In What In Ourselves We Do See 7/29/2016
9816. That Most People Are How You Treat Them 7/29/2016
9817. I Dream Of A World 7/29/2016
9818. A Rhymer I Will Be Until The Day I Do Die 7/30/2016
9819. Liam O' Driscoll 7/30/2016
9820. It Is Only In Fancy Now I Can Hear A Cow 7/30/2016
9821. The Brown Creek From The Mountain 7/30/2016
9822. Nature Is The Only Immortal 7/30/2016
9823. One Can Say That Prison Is Full 7/30/2016
9824. A Voice From Once Heard 7/30/2016
9825. July Far Away 7/30/2016
9826. The Price Of Votes 7/30/2016
9827. Some People In Their Minds 7/30/2016
9828. Life Works In This Way 7/30/2016
9829. Back There In The Nineteen Fifties 7/30/2016
9830. It Is A Fact The Future Belongs To The Young 7/30/2016
9831. Do You Ever Feel Your Life's Journey 7/30/2016
9832. The Knowledgeable And Wise 7/30/2016
9833. The Old Loddon River 7/31/2016
9834. This Is How It Is In This The Twenty First Century 7/31/2016
9835. Born To Rule 7/31/2016
9836. I Feel Very Happy To Be Living 7/31/2016
9837. The Judgements Of Others 7/31/2016
9838. The Songs Of The Magpies 7/31/2016
9839. The Future Is Unknown 7/31/2016
9840. I Was Raised In The Home 7/31/2016

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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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Our Master

The Seasons to our lives do come and do go
And eventually time becomes everyone's foe
It causes age wrinkles and turns hair to gray
And rusts steel and iron through natural decay
Though with my ideas on this many would disagree
I only does say how it does seem to me
That time is our master I venture to say
Though not everybody does see it this way
Years ago champions and known to run fast

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