Francis Duggan Poems
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 ...
What Happens To Be True
I only do say what happens to be true
A better Human World to live in begins with me and you
To the suffering of others we are too often blind
If each individual grew more compassionate and kind
The benefits that would accrue from this would be to everyone's gain
Hopes for a better and more compassionate Human World in the future one can only retain
If we all grew more caring for each other how great this would be
That in this we do have a choice with seems hard to disagree
A better and