Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

10761. The Hard Working Man 9/28/2016
10762. A Rhymer At Best Is The Best I Can Be 9/28/2016
10763. Far South Of The Smoky And The Noisy Street 9/28/2016
10764. Annie Kate 9/28/2016
10765. The Man Who Hangs In There 9/28/2016
10766. In Sports As In Life The Best Can Be Beat 9/28/2016
10767. In The World Many Good People 9/28/2016
10768. Leave Them To Karma 9/28/2016
10769. I Do Feel Quite Lucky As Lucky As Can Be 9/28/2016
10770. Though Your Worth As A Writer 9/28/2016
10771. I Can Only Visualize 9/28/2016
10772. On Hearing A Magpie Singing 9/28/2016
10773. Do Not Take Yourself Too Seriously As Some People Do 9/28/2016
10774. We All Have Our Hobbies 9/28/2016
10775. Though Many Growing Poorer 9/29/2016
10776. Jim And Kate 9/29/2016
10777. A Late April Day 9/29/2016
10778. Majak Daw 9/29/2016
10779. That Us Humans Are Tribal 9/29/2016
10780. Roberto 9/29/2016
10781. In Their Beautiful Place 9/29/2016
10782. Late April In Duhallow 9/29/2016
10783. Twenty Years Growing 9/29/2016
10784. For Many Their Journey In Life 9/29/2016
10785. Only Memories Remain 9/29/2016
10786. Tom Murphy 9/29/2016
10787. I Know Of Some Birds 9/29/2016
10788. So Many Compete 9/29/2016
10789. He Is The Young Man 9/29/2016
10790. If You Do Look 9/30/2016
10791. Those Who Dismiss Me 9/30/2016
10792. Margaret Barrett 9/30/2016
10793. No Longer The Foe 9/30/2016
10794. Had I A Choice To Be Reborn 9/30/2016
10795. A Long Way North Of Koroit 9/30/2016
10796. In Many Countries 9/30/2016
10797. Though It Has Taken Me Far South 9/30/2016
10798. Old Johnny 9/30/2016
10799. Born Not Made 9/30/2016
10800. I Write Rhyme 9/30/2016

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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