Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

11441. On Talking To John Joe And Helen Daly 6/21/2008
11442. I Live Far South Of Clara 6/21/2008
11443. John Twomey Was A Legend 6/21/2008
11444. Our Earth Mother 6/21/2008
11445. A Memory For To Cherish 6/21/2008
11446. He Was The Son Of God 6/21/2008
11447. Not One In Any Mood For Talk 6/20/2008
11448. Busker Joe 6/21/2008
11449. I Hate Mob Law 6/21/2008
11450. The Roadway From Belgrave To Emerald 6/20/2008
11451. The Old Hills Of Sherbrooke 6/21/2008
11452. I Was Born Close To Nature 6/21/2008
11453. He Will Be There 6/21/2008
11454. I Am One Of Those 6/21/2008
11455. Just To Be A Better And A Kinder Person 6/21/2008
11456. Our Land On Paper Only 6/21/2008
11457. We Soon Grow Old And Weary 6/21/2008
11458. In The Groves Near Ballydaly 6/21/2008
11459. On Talking To The Caseys 6/21/2008
11460. A Long Way Out Of Date 6/21/2008
11461. We Need More Rain 6/21/2008
11462. Arrogant People Have Never Been Rare 6/22/2008
11463. On An Email From Eily Buckley 6/22/2008
11464. Sue Of The Kilmeedy Animal Sanctuary 6/22/2008
11465. They Will Always Be My Friends 6/22/2008
11466. I Look At Life That Way 6/22/2008
11467. When John Joe Daly Met Mick Kelleher 6/22/2008
11468. Some Write 6/22/2008
11469. Honour The Good Living 6/22/2008
11470. Though Many Believe In 6/22/2008
11471. The Lovable Small Chirpers 6/22/2008
11472. The Warlords And Aggressive Men 6/22/2008
11473. I'Ve Never Had An Epiphany 6/22/2008
11474. Of Nostalgic People 6/22/2008
11475. On Hearing Pee Wees 6/22/2008
11476. That's Life One Must Suppose 6/22/2008
11477. Quite An Unsavoury Character 6/22/2008
11478. An Amiable Old Bloke 6/22/2008
11479. The Rufous Whistler 6/22/2008
11480. Just Leave Me With Nature 6/22/2008

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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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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