Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

10401. The Wannon Shearer 6/19/2016
10402. The Well Traveled Man 6/20/2016
10403. For As Long As I Can Do I Will Keep Rhyming On 6/20/2016
10404. Martin Cleary 6/20/2016
10405. New Year's Day In The Country Town 6/20/2016
10406. The Temperature At Forty Degrees 6/20/2016
10407. A Stranger Homesick 6/20/2016
10408. You Are What You Think You Are 6/20/2016
10409. As The Very Wise Mother 6/20/2016
10410. In January Far Away 6/20/2016
10411. Jim In His Late Sixties 6/20/2016
10412. The Future Belongs To The Young 6/20/2016
10413. We Are In The Age Of Narcissism 6/20/2016
10414. I Grew To Love Nature 6/20/2016
10415. Some Birds 6/20/2016
10416. I Know Of Life 6/20/2016
10417. Dan Joe Kelleher 6/21/2016
10418. It Is Mid Winter Now In Duhallow 6/21/2016
10419. In Life It Is Said 6/21/2016
10420. Some 6/21/2016
10421. Nostalgia For What Was 6/21/2016
10422. He Is One I See Often 6/21/2016
10423. For Me Like All 6/21/2016
10424. Not General Knowledge 6/21/2016
10425. Perhaps I Will Never More 6/21/2016
10426. Some Men Do Grow Sillier 6/21/2016
10427. Nhill's Most Famous Person 6/21/2016
10428. Today Is Such A Nice Day 6/21/2016
10429. Tower Hill Is The Old Home Of The Budj Bim 6/21/2016
10430. Doing Something For Nothing 6/21/2016
10431. In The Fields Near Millstreet 6/21/2016
10432. Michael Looney 6/22/2016
10433. When The Mining Boom End 6/22/2016
10434. Your Moment Of Truth 6/22/2016
10435. I Simply Refuse 6/22/2016
10436. Today Is A Nice Day 6/22/2016
10437. The Koroit Trucks 6/22/2016
10438. You May Be A Person 6/22/2016
10439. The Darkness Of Nothingness 6/22/2016
10440. Suppose This Is How It Is And It Always Will Be 6/22/2016

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!

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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 Timid And The Brave

I know a woman she is scared of spiders
But in deep and dangerous waters she will swim
And I know a non swimmer he's scared of water
And spiders never seem to worry him.

I know a sturdy tree felling tree climber
And he will climb to top of tallest tree
But he will cringe in fear and keep safe distance
Whenever nest of bull ants he will see.

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