Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

13401. The East Timorese 5/24/2009
13402. In Fancy I'M Back In Old Birdsland 5/24/2009
13403. Davy Hopeful 5/25/2009
13404. Begrudging People 5/26/2009
13405. Mary Healy 5/26/2009
13406. If We All Looked The Same 5/26/2009
13407. I'Ve Travelled A Bit 5/26/2009
13408. If I Die Tomorrow A Few Of Me Might Say 5/27/2009
13409. The Creative Powers Of Mother Nature 5/27/2009
13410. No Such A Thing As Free Speech In Any Country 5/27/2009
13411. Nature's Gift To May 5/28/2009
13412. We Are Led By The Manipulative 5/29/2009
13413. Nature And Her Beauty 5/29/2009
13414. Dan O Connell Of Knocknagree 5/29/2009
13415. About You There Is Nothing Unusual 5/30/2009
13416. Byronic Patriotism 5/30/2009
13417. I Will Never Give Rhyming Away 5/30/2009
13418. We Do Not Own The Land In A True Sense 5/31/2009
13419. Donie Murphy Of West End 6/1/2009
13420. In Life 'Twould Seem 6/1/2009
13421. A Cool But A Beautiful Evening In May 6/2/2009
13422. Where The Araglen Flows To The Blackwater 6/2/2009
13423. A Marvellous And Beautiful Person 6/3/2009
13424. We See The Flaws In Others 6/4/2009
13425. A Rainy Day In Early June 6/4/2009
13426. Down South In South Australia 6/4/2009
13427. In The Land Of The Pale Eyed Crow 6/5/2009
13428. On St Patrick 6/12/2009
13429. He Feels Devastated 6/12/2009
13430. To Judge By Appearance 6/12/2009
13431. Not A Good Penning Day 6/13/2009
13432. So Said George Bernard Shaw 6/13/2009
13433. If You Cannot Say Something Good About Another Person 6/13/2009
13434. In My Every Walk In Nature 6/14/2009
13435. The Dying Ex Football Champion 6/14/2009
13436. Mid June In Old Sliabh Luachra 6/14/2009
13437. In Ten Years From Now I Will Be An Old Man 6/15/2009
13438. Lucky Are Those With Compassion 6/15/2009
13439. Not Everyone As We Know Can Be The Best 6/15/2009
13440. Fond Memories Of Baxters 6/16/2009

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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 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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