Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

13881. In Often Very Windy Warrnambool 1/31/2010
13882. It Cannot Be At All Easy 2/1/2010
13883. I Can Claim As My Own 2/1/2010
13884. Nature's Wild Birds Are Chirping 2/1/2010
13885. In The Mind Of A Woman 1/19/2010
13886. I Feel Grateful Another Day I'Ve Lived To See 1/20/2010
13887. The Town's Mr Charmer 1/20/2010
13888. Cruel Meglomaniacal Leaders 1/20/2010
13889. 'Tis Cold In Aubane 1/21/2010
13890. The Day It Is Pleasant And Warm And Fine 1/21/2010
13891. On Hearing And Seeing Sulphur Crested Cockatoos 1/21/2010
13892. Lily Guerin 1/21/2010
13893. Your Friends You Come To Know When You Are Down 1/22/2010
13894. From Snippets Of News From Millstreet Far Away 1/19/2010
13895. So Easy To Read And Not Hard To Recite 1/19/2010
13896. For Many Months Now 1/22/2010
13897. Of Your Financial Loss 1/22/2010
13898. You Are Not Alone In Feeling 2/2/2010
13899. Love Upside Down 2/2/2010
13900. Near Port Fairy Town 2/2/2010
13901. It Is Cold Now In Duhallow 2/3/2010
13902. The Children Of Poor And Dysfunctional Parents 2/3/2010
13903. Kathleen Corcoran And Peter Dineen 2/3/2010
13904. The Song Of The Curlew Is With Me Today 1/23/2010
13905. The Thing Known As Fear 2/4/2010
13906. He's No Less A Man Than You Are 2/4/2010
13907. So What If I 2/7/2010
13908. 'Tis Only A Fact We Are Born To Die 2/7/2010
13909. I Wonder How A Man 2/7/2010
13910. The One Who Tells Me 2/7/2010
13911. In The Busy Big Town 2/8/2010
13912. Us Humans Are Not Competitive 2/8/2010
13913. Why Talk About War To An Anti War One Like Me 2/8/2010
13914. The Young Millionaire May Be Living Today 2/8/2010
13915. Money Surely Does Matter 2/9/2010
13916. Your Business Your Own 2/9/2010
13917. In Kippagh By The Hills 2/20/2010
13918. I Do Know Where My Journey 2/20/2010
13919. Have You Ever Thought 2/20/2010
13920. He Is As Hard As Nails Old Billy 2/20/2010

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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