Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

14281. Cricket Is Just Another Game 3/20/2009
14282. The Wonderful World Of Nature 3/23/2009
14283. With Holding Of A Grudge 3/25/2009
14284. Have We The Right 3/25/2009
14285. Are You One Of Those Who Stress A Bit 3/25/2009
14286. Our Neighbours We Cannot Choose 3/25/2009
14287. One Could Call Me 3/25/2009
14288. Old Shadow The Cat 3/25/2009
14289. For Everyone The Life Journey 3/25/2009
14290. The True God 3/25/2009
14291. The So Called Honorable 3/26/2009
14292. By The Millstreet Road To Rathmore 3/26/2009
14293. My Great Love Of Nature 3/26/2009
14294. Why Ask One Like Me 3/26/2009
14295. To Meet A Good Or Not So Good Person 3/27/2009
14296. She Is A Godlike Person 3/28/2009
14297. The Land Will Be Here Forever 3/28/2009
14298. On Hearing A Musk Duck 3/28/2009
14299. Not Even A Paper Aussie 3/28/2009
14300. To All Of You 3/29/2009
14301. All Day On The Highway 3/29/2009
14302. Why Are We So Greedy 3/29/2009
14303. Due To Our Lust For Money 3/29/2009
14304. In The Cool Duhallow Spring 3/29/2009
14305. Old Jimmy The Rhymer 3/30/2009
14306. On A Day Like Today In The Southern Fall 3/27/2009
14307. You Beautiful One 3/27/2009
14308. Youth Will Have It's Fling This Well May Be 3/30/2009
14309. On My Journeys South Of Clara 3/30/2009
14310. The Reaper Of Lives 3/31/2009
14311. By The Merri River 3/31/2009
14312. I'M Not A Poet I Never Said That I Was 3/31/2009
14313. My Father Was A Better Man Than Me 4/1/2009
14314. Wisdom On It 4/1/2009
14315. What To One Is Truth 4/1/2009
14316. On The Death Of A Celebrity 4/1/2009
14317. A Dysfunctional Pair 4/2/2009
14318. Green Spring Is In The Northlands 4/2/2009
14319. 'Tis Out Of Fashion Now 4/3/2009
14320. On Hearing An Aussie Magpie 4/3/2009

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! !

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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

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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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

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