Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

81. That Little Town By The Sea 12/30/2007
82. James Clarence Mangan 12/30/2007
83. Bill The Poet And Mandy 12/31/2007
84. The Odd One Out 12/31/2007
85. There He Goes 'The Kangaroo' 12/31/2007
86. The Band Was Playing 12/31/2007
87. A Memory Of Destroyed Beauty 12/31/2007
88. Rosebank 12/31/2007
89. Flattened Nose 12/31/2007
90. Semaphore 12/31/2007
91. The Sunflowers 12/31/2007
92. Mike 12/31/2007
93. Karma For Montt Is Still Waiting 12/31/2007
94. Far North Of Here 12/31/2007
95. A Pleasant Day In Gippsland In July 12/31/2007
96. The Atheist 12/31/2007
97. Ricky 12/31/2007
98. The Poet 12/31/2007
99. The Poor Souls Of The Station 12/31/2007
100. Her Dream Is To Live In Inverloch 12/31/2007
101. Out There On The Plains Of Somalia 12/31/2007
102. Dark Skinned Boy 12/31/2007
103. The Gold Coast Sugar Daddies 12/31/2007
104. The Australasian Little Grebe 12/31/2007
105. I Could Not Bring Myself 1/1/2008
106. The Ballad Of Wandering Jack 1/1/2008
107. On Reading Poems Of John Clare 1/1/2008
108. A Song Of Parting 1/1/2008
109. The Boy Who Was Dunce 1/1/2008
110. The Cardinals Are Singing 1/1/2008
111. The Willy Wagtails 1/1/2008
112. On Reading Kipling's 'If' 1/1/2008
113. A Product Of The Society We Live In 1/2/2008
114. The Dying Migrant 1/2/2008
115. The Survivor 1/2/2008
116. Gray Fantails 1/2/2008
117. On Finding Pheasant's Tail Feather 1/2/2008
118. For Anne 1/2/2008
119. The Anonymous One 1/2/2008
120. On The Death Of 'Flo Jo' 1/2/2008

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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Obsessed With Power

If the words of a politician you do believe
Then you are one who is not hard to deceive
Most of them to their word they are never true
They can be quite deceptive for to give them their due
Their own and their party's praises they are only willing to sing
To lie to most politicians is a natural thing
That honest politicians are only of the few
Is not saying anything that is in any way that is new
When voting for a member of parliament you as a voter should take note

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