Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

9881. In Myself I Despise 8/31/2016
9882. Tommy Tucker 8/31/2016
9883. In Me Room For Self Improvement 8/31/2016
9884. The Writers Write Of It 8/31/2016
9885. The Rhymes Do Come To Me And I Pen Them Down 8/31/2016
9886. There Are 8/31/2016
9887. Old Dick 8/31/2016
9888. I Did Think My Past 8/31/2016
9889. The Praises Of Some 9/1/2016
9890. Greater Time 9/1/2016
9891. Mt Napier The Volcanic Hill 9/1/2016
9892. A Fair Go For All Is No Longer With Us 9/1/2016
9893. Just Friendly Acquaintances 9/1/2016
9894. January In Victoria South West 9/1/2016
9895. Enough Of 9/1/2016
9896. Wherever I Go To The Past Goes With Me 9/1/2016
9897. Aghinagh's Vincent Coakley 9/1/2016
9898. When People Are Intoxicated Or Drug Induced 9/1/2016
9899. Virginia Kruger Gone North 9/1/2016
9900. You May Be One 9/1/2016
9901. From Claraghatlea I Live Far South 9/1/2016
9902. Why Otherwise Pretend 9/1/2016
9903. Grace O' Callaghan 9/1/2016
9904. It Is Not My Mum Or My Dad's Fault 9/2/2016
9905. Imagination 9/2/2016
9906. More Of Us Than Words Can Say 9/2/2016
9907. For God, Flag And Country And National Pride 9/2/2016
9908. For Flag And Country 9/2/2016
9909. The Song Of A Goldfinch Takes Me Far Away 9/2/2016
9910. Peggie Horgan 9/2/2016
9911. We Are Better Off Without Enemies 9/2/2016
9912. Only Two Duhallow Dogs 9/2/2016
9913. We Are Not As Important 9/2/2016
9914. From The Far Away Town 9/2/2016
9915. In Port Fairy In January 9/2/2016
9916. Rod Laver 9/2/2016
9917. Your Achievements In Life 9/2/2016
9918. Australian Magpies Do Sing Every Day Of The Year 9/2/2016
9919. When Last I Saw Hannah Mary Daly 9/2/2016
9920. It Is Not How Much Money And Assets 9/3/2016

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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!

  • 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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