Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

11921. Old Willie 7/17/2008
11922. A Dysfunctional Couple 7/17/2008
11923. No Need To Tell Me 7/17/2008
11924. I Must Be Addicted 7/17/2008
11925. The Song Of The Redpoll 7/17/2008
11926. Some People Don'T Grow Wiser They Merely Grow Old 7/17/2008
11927. As Nice A Person 7/17/2008
11928. The Universal Karma 7/17/2008
11929. A War Hero 7/17/2008
11930. On Our Journey Through Life 7/17/2008
11931. On The Boys And Girls I Went To School With 7/16/2008
11932. On Mt Eccles 7/17/2008
11933. At This Time Of Year In Duhallow 7/17/2008
11934. Memories Of Millstreet Town 7/17/2008
11935. Budj-Bim 7/17/2008
11936. So Many Grow Poorer 7/17/2008
11937. Is This What Life Is 7/17/2008
11938. Bureaucrats 7/18/2008
11939. We Are Only Human 7/18/2008
11940. We Do Need More Rain 7/18/2008
11941. Extinction Is Forever That Seems Sad To Say 7/18/2008
11942. In Fancy I Hear The Mass Bell Ringing 7/18/2008
11943. A Memory From The Past 7/17/2008
11944. You Ask Me 7/17/2008
11945. The Negative People 7/18/2008
11946. Violence As Such 7/18/2008
11947. If The Truth Is My Due 7/18/2008
11948. A Claraghatlea Man 7/18/2008
11949. At The End All The Same 7/18/2008
11950. In My Life 7/18/2008
11951. In The Fields Of Claraghatlea North 7/18/2008
11952. You May Be A Very Wealthy Person 7/18/2008
11953. Difference Makes Us Interesting 7/18/2008
11954. A Beautiful Day Of Twenty Five Degrees 7/18/2008
11955. The True Fact Of The Matter 7/18/2008
11956. The Sudanese 7/18/2008
11957. The Lust For Power 7/18/2008
11958. A Migrant From Duhallow 7/19/2008
11959. Humanity Made Up Of All Kinds 7/19/2008
11960. What Most See As Most Important 7/19/2008

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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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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