Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

12401. Ordinary People 1/11/2017
12402. I Want To Live 1/11/2017
12403. Maisie 1/11/2017
12404. Money Does Matter 1/11/2017
12405. I Tell Them Millstreet 1/11/2017
12406. The Wild White Waves Of Thunder Point 1/11/2017
12407. The God Of The Mind 1/11/2017
12408. The Place I Once Called Home Is No Longer Home To Me 1/11/2017
12409. We All Cannot Be Winners 1/11/2017
12410. You Never Mention The Name Of Christy Ring 1/11/2017
12411. In Windy Old Illowa 1/12/2017
12412. Local To Somewhere 1/12/2017
12413. I Have Been Called 1/12/2017
12414. This Is Life One Must Suppose 1/12/2017
12415. I Have Traveled A Bit 1/12/2017
12416. There Are Not 1/12/2017
12417. The Pride Of Murray Bridge 1/12/2017
12418. Writers Block 1/12/2017
12419. In Nature There Is Beauty 1/12/2017
12420. Magella 1/12/2017
12421. The Camellias Bloom In Winter 1/13/2017
12422. A Name That Is Feared 1/13/2017
12423. You May Well Win Many 1/13/2017
12424. On Clara 1/13/2017
12425. For Our Sins Against Others 1/13/2017
12426. In The World Of Nature 1/13/2017
12427. Of Rebels Of Duhallow 1/13/2017
12428. The Dark Merri 1/13/2017
12429. You Grieve On Your Own 1/13/2017
12430. People Kill People 1/13/2017
12431. The Old Hills Of South Gippsland 1/14/2017
12432. Most Of Us Are Only Numbers 1/14/2017
12433. Sad Faced Jim 1/14/2017
12434. The Birds Known To Many As Thethe Silver Back Crow 1/14/2017
12435. Young Stan 1/14/2017
12436. Good Memories Live On Of The The Pride Of Millstreet 1/14/2017
12437. I Have Convinced Myself That I Am Not A Poet 1/14/2017
12438. Perhaps Never More To See Old Mushera 1/14/2017
12439. John Davidson 1/14/2017
12440. Who Wins The Next Federal Election 1/14/2017

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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

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

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

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  • 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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