Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

9881. Grieving Of Sheep 5/25/2008
9882. So Many In The World 5/25/2008
9883. You Are Not A Quitter 5/25/2008
9884. The Most Well Liked 5/25/2008
9885. Red Is The Blood 5/25/2008
9886. We Do Have Some Choices 5/25/2008
9887. In The Brown Stony Country 5/26/2008
9888. It Is When A Man Stops Looking 5/26/2008
9889. We Are Only Mere Mortals 5/26/2008
9890. A Night In July 5/26/2008
9891. He Does Feel A Bit Depressed Lately 5/26/2008
9892. From Here It Is Far 5/26/2008
9893. The Poor Fellow Joe 5/26/2008
9894. From Their Old Homes In Duhallow 5/26/2008
9895. In Nature's World 5/26/2008
9896. You Make Someone A Promise 5/26/2008
9897. Our Only Certainty In Life 5/26/2008
9898. In A Century From Now 5/26/2008
9899. Have You Ever For One Moment 5/25/2008
9900. Red Browed Finches 5/26/2008
9901. Very Different 5/26/2008
9902. Lisa Bellear 5/26/2008
9903. Words Can Be 5/26/2008
9904. Goddess Of Nature 5/26/2008
9905. Another Temporary One 5/26/2008
9906. We Are Mere Mortals 5/26/2008
9907. Miss Linda Trevair 5/26/2008
9908. An Old War Vet 5/26/2008
9909. It Is Said In The Land Of The Blind 5/26/2008
9910. A Fellow Addicted To Rhyme 5/26/2008
9911. The One Who Gobbles With The Turkeys 5/26/2008
9912. John Kelleher 5/26/2008
9913. They Both Seem Wrong To Me 5/26/2008
9914. I'M Just Another Tiny Grain 5/26/2008
9915. Good On You Eily Buckley 5/26/2008
9916. Old Knocknagree 5/26/2008
9917. Magpies Singing At Night 5/26/2008
9918. Those Legs That Once Could Run So Fast 5/26/2008
9919. Worrying Never Solves Any Problems 5/26/2008
9920. Father Joe Murphy 5/26/2008

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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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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