Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

13361. So Little I Do Know 7/30/2017
13362. We All Need A Dream 7/31/2017
13363. To Be Flawed Is To Be 7/31/2017
13364. Brave Dan 7/31/2017
13365. You Can Only 7/31/2017
13366. The Babbling Blackwater 7/31/2017
13367. They Never Receive Genuine Respect 7/31/2017
13368. Those Who Have Love In Them 8/1/2017
13369. In The Moyne Shire 8/1/2017
13370. Got It All Wrong 8/1/2017
13371. Of Nature I Know Little 8/1/2017
13372. The Pride Of Woodford 8/1/2017
13373. This Beautiful Old City Of Warrnambool 8/2/2017
13374. Those Who Can Readily Smile 8/2/2017
13375. Miranda Knows The Words 8/2/2017
13376. For Australian Farmers 8/2/2017
13377. Compared To Them 8/2/2017
13378. If Women Were Running Government 8/2/2017
13379. For Poor Joe 8/3/2017
13380. Your Best Friend Of The Past 8/3/2017
13381. Like His Middle Aged Dad 8/3/2017
13382. Of Your Life 8/3/2017
13383. Of Regrets He Will Not Be Free 8/3/2017
13384. Princess Haya Of Jordan 8/3/2017
13385. Nature The Provider 8/4/2017
13386. Losing On The Feelings 8/4/2017
13387. The Voice Of 8/4/2017
13388. Nature Her Own Self 8/4/2017
13389. William Barnes 8/4/2017
13390. Kanturk 8/4/2017
13391. The Fellow From Yambuk 8/5/2017
13392. Extinction 8/5/2017
13393. Bruno 8/5/2017
13394. There Are Millions Of Them 8/5/2017
13395. The One Who Deliberately Hurt Your Feelings 8/5/2017
13396. It Is Sad To See Political Leaders 8/5/2017
13397. You May As Well Look On The Bright Side 8/6/2017
13398. It Used To Be Poetry 8/6/2017
13399. An Untalented Person 8/6/2017
13400. Greg Mcmahon The Man 8/6/2017

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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