Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

12121. Self Love In Moderation 2/11/2017
12122. Self Love In Moderation Is Quite A Good Thing 2/11/2017
12123. The Blackbirds Are Singing In Illowa Today 2/11/2017
12124. A Story Of Cormac Dineen 2/11/2017
12125. If You Cannot 2/11/2017
12126. Middle Aged Father Ed 2/11/2017
12127. What If I Am 2/11/2017
12128. So Little About Life I Can 2/11/2017
12129. The Peek Wurrong 2/11/2017
12130. When The Sky Of Night 2/11/2017
12131. Duhallow's First Equal Opportunity Employer 2/12/2017
12132. Betrayed Love 2/12/2017
12133. Your Gift Of Life 2/12/2017
12134. On Bernard O Donoghue 2/12/2017
12135. I Just Wish For To Live For As Long As I Can 2/12/2017
12136. In November 2/12/2017
12137. Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo 2/12/2017
12138. He Or She A Rare Person 2/12/2017
12139. Nature Is At Her Finest In Yangery Today 2/12/2017
12140. Only The Fear Of 2/12/2017
12141. Old Johnny Will Not Be Going Back To Ireland 2/13/2017
12142. To Try And To Fail 2/13/2017
12143. On Brendan Murphy's Birdfeeding 2/13/2017
12144. The Sounds Of Nature 2/13/2017
12145. The Goldfinches Nest 2/13/2017
12146. On Padraig Pearse's Visit To Millstreet 2/13/2017
12147. You Have Not Harmed Anybody 2/13/2017
12148. I Have Not Seen Them For Years My Friends Over There 2/13/2017
12149. You Will Be Dead Forever 2/13/2017
12150. They Will Have Us To Blame 2/13/2017
12151. Without A Healthy Natural Environment 2/13/2017
12152. The Only Heaven I Do Know Of 2/14/2017
12153. Our Younger Years Go Quickly 2/14/2017
12154. It Is A Big World The World Out There 2/14/2017
12155. Toots Kelleher Was A Mighty Man 2/14/2017
12156. Enjoy Some Fun And Laughter 2/14/2017
12157. Constructive Comments 2/14/2017
12158. On The Shame Of Going Back 2/14/2017
12159. I Was Born To Be A Rhymer 2/14/2017
12160. War Is A Thing 2/14/2017

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • Louis Rams Louis Rams (11/8/2014 10:28:00 AM)

    if there ever is a person who can inspire you to write turn to this man his poetry is a delight.
    he can write about any topic and put it with such clarity
    for all the world to see.
    my respect and admiration goes out to him.

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  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 7:08:00 AM)

    excellent poems. you are great in explaining your feels. i invite you to read my poem

  • Rahman Mostafiz Rahman Mostafiz (2/28/2014 4:31:00 AM)

    Respected Francis Duggan.... You are really great...|||||||||||||||||||

  • 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 excellence..love him and his poetry..

  • 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! !

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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

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 Loves Of Rosita

About her ex husband Rosita don't have any good things to say
The day that they parted forever for her was her happiest day
His first name she told me but I've forgotten it's something
that sounded like 'rig'
She's sorry now she ever met him and she still refers to him
as 'pig'

She bore him three sons now in their prime on looking back the years seemed to fly
The youngest in his mid to late twenties not that long ago

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