Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

9881. Mother Nature Without Us Will Live On 4/30/2008
9882. Yvonne Delacy's Brainchild 4/30/2008
9883. The Poor Are Left To Suffer 4/30/2008
9884. Winning Only Matters 4/30/2008
9885. Cape Paterson In South Gippsland 4/30/2008
9886. The Mystic And The Realist 4/30/2008
9887. You Can Only Live In The Present 4/30/2008
9888. The Rill From The Foot Of The Mountain 4/30/2008
9889. The Future Belong To The Children 4/30/2008
9890. Mcdonalds Best 4/30/2008
9891. She Cannot Be Called A Quitter 4/30/2008
9892. In Those Old Rushy Fields 5/1/2008
9893. The Mother Will Stand By Her Son 5/1/2008
9894. The Gods Are Against Him 5/1/2008
9895. All He Has Left Are The Memories 5/1/2008
9896. For One 5/1/2008
9897. The Honest Politician 5/1/2008
9898. Memories Of The Past With Me Remain 5/1/2008
9899. What They Stand For I Hate 5/1/2008
9900. When Nice Things Of Us Are Said 5/1/2008
9901. We Should Make The Most Of Every Day 5/1/2008
9902. Leave Nature Be 5/1/2008
9903. In September In Duhallow 5/1/2008
9904. Tammy 5/1/2008
9905. She Has Her Plans Made 5/1/2008
9906. I Am A Very Lucky Fellow 5/1/2008
9907. The Changes Keep Happening 5/1/2008
9908. Inverloch In South Gippsland 5/1/2008
9909. A Literary Dinosaur 5/1/2008
9910. Why Do You Wish To Make Yourself An Enemy 5/1/2008
9911. On Seeing A Nankeen Kestrel Being Mobbed By Noisy Miners 5/1/2008
9912. Keep Singing Your Own Praises 5/1/2008
9913. Lily M 5/1/2008
9914. The Famed Millstreet Web Site 5/1/2008
9915. When The Angled Onions Are In Bloom 5/1/2008
9916. I'Ve Never Said 5/1/2008
9917. Farewell To Humphrey Kelleher 5/1/2008
9918. The Superb Lyrebird's Song 5/2/2008
9919. The Homeless Street Kids 5/2/2008
9920. Time Does Not Wait For Anybody 5/2/2008

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!

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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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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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