Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

10321. The Members Of Parliament 10/4/2016
10322. Noreen's Seventieth Birthday 10/4/2016
10323. Guy Walters 10/4/2016
10324. He Is From The Place Of Wombat And Gray Roos 10/4/2016
10325. Kathleen Cashman 10/4/2016
10326. On Joe Hockey's Twenty Fourteen Budget 10/5/2016
10327. What Happens To The Soul Post Bodily Death 10/5/2016
10328. Olinda In May 10/5/2016
10329. On Greenfinches 10/5/2016
10330. I Will Keep Living On 10/5/2016
10331. Teresa Tangney 10/5/2016
10332. Your Own Stories To Tell 10/5/2016
10333. We Do Not Stop Learning It Has Always Been This Way 10/5/2016
10334. Far North Of Koroit 10/5/2016
10335. The Birds They Are Singing In Birdsland Today 10/5/2016
10336. A Person Who Is Wise 10/5/2016
10337. No Journey To Help One 10/5/2016
10338. Patricia Kelly 10/5/2016
10339. A Weak Minded Coward 10/5/2016
10340. The National Poet Of Ireland 10/5/2016
10341. Humble People Are Rare 10/6/2016
10342. My Past Goes With Me 10/6/2016
10343. I Never Refer 10/6/2016
10344. A Diversion From The Cares Of Life 10/6/2016
10345. The Last Day Of Autumn 10/6/2016
10346. The First Day Of June 10/6/2016
10347. Happens To Be True 10/6/2016
10348. In An Honorable And Decent Person 10/6/2016
10349. A Rhymer From Old Claraghatlea 10/6/2016
10350. The Gift Of Hope 10/6/2016
10351. The Duhallow Beauties Of The Mid Fifties To The Mid Sixties 10/6/2016
10352. The Local Pub On A Saturday 10/6/2016
10353. Australian Little Ravens 10/6/2016
10354. Jimmy Cooper 10/6/2016
10355. Of Late This Is Something 10/6/2016
10356. All In Life Is Not Fair 10/7/2016
10357. A God For All People 10/7/2016
10358. A Strange Thing To Say 10/7/2016
10359. Good Memories Though Old 10/7/2016
10360. Life Will Be Living In Nature 10/7/2016

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! !

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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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Old Stan

He's over forty years beyond his prime day
With silvery hair and gray hairs on his chest
And whilst most his age are sitting and relaxing
And giving their old weary bones a rest

He runs along the sea shore in his swim wear
The wrinkled old bloke with the deep suntan
But for his age he's fit and energetic
And there is still a lot of life in Stan.

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