Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

14361. If There's A True God That God 3/13/2016
14362. The Cold Winds Of June 3/13/2016
14363. The Good Mum 3/13/2016
14364. He Jogs In The Park 3/14/2016
14365. Far Worse Off Than I Am, 3/14/2016
14366. Why Some Good People 3/14/2016
14367. She Will Wage War On Others 3/14/2016
14368. Sometimes In My Dreams 3/14/2016
14369. Love Of Place Stronger 3/14/2016
14370. The Woman With Chestnut Brown Eyes 3/14/2016
14371. My Worth As A Rhymer 3/14/2016
14372. Of Nature And Her Ways 3/14/2016
14373. In Your Words 3/14/2016
14374. On Sooty Oystercatchers 3/14/2016
14375. Time Does Not Wait For Anyone 3/14/2016
14376. Old Balding Joe 3/14/2016
14377. On The Last Day Of Autumn 3/14/2016
14378. Margaret Reen 3/15/2016
14379. If You Can Spot A Bush On Clara 3/15/2016
14380. You Have Reason To Believe 3/15/2016
14381. I Tell Them From Millstreet 3/15/2016
14382. He Is A Poor Bloke 3/15/2016
14383. It Is True For To Live 3/15/2016
14384. Denny Radley 3/15/2016
14385. Some Aging People 3/15/2016
14386. It Is True Enough 3/15/2016
14387. We Reap What We Sow That's How It Seems To Be 3/15/2016
14388. Some Way To Go 3/15/2016
14389. You Can Have The Fame 3/15/2016
14390. For The Time Of Year 3/15/2016
14391. I Am Just An Aging Rhymer 3/15/2016
14392. By Wise People 3/15/2016
14393. The Now Is All That Matters 3/16/2016
14394. Though I Used To Think That 3/16/2016
14395. The Lark Sings Again 3/16/2016
14396. What Is Wrong With Politicians 3/16/2016
14397. For To Kill Other People 3/16/2016
14398. For To Kill Other People Some Commit Suicide 3/16/2016
14399. For To Kill 3/16/2016
14400. Yet For God And For Country 3/16/2016

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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Old Stan

He's over forty years beyond his prime day
With silvery hair and gray hairs on his chest
And whilst most his age are sitting and relaxing
And giving their old weary bones a rest

He runs along the sea shore in his swim wear
The wrinkled old bloke with the deep suntan
But for his age he's fit and energetic
And there is still a lot of life in Stan.

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