Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

14801. It Never Is My Business 3/28/2010
14802. Yes I'M A Lucky Fellow 3/28/2010
14803. The Finlander 3/28/2010
14804. In Life Some Are Destined 3/28/2010
14805. To Those Who Call Me A Poetaster 3/28/2010
14806. The 2010 Port Fairy Music Festival 3/28/2010
14807. A Doctor And So Called Writer 3/28/2010
14808. So Why Waste Time On Regretting 3/28/2010
14809. It Is Not A 3/28/2010
14810. To Be The Best You Can Be Ought To Be Good Enough 3/28/2010
14811. A God Within In Every Child 3/28/2010
14812. The Ageing Fellow Bill 1/10/2016
14813. Though I Come From A Land 1/10/2016
14814. A Happy Person Always Nice To Meet 1/10/2016
14815. Patriarchy 1/10/2016
14816. In The World Far Too Many People 1/11/2016
14817. That By Life You've Been Hard Done By 1/11/2016
14818. As Good As You Possibly Can Be 1/11/2016
14819. I Have Loved Mother Nature 1/11/2016
14820. The Man Who Has Beaten Cancer 1/11/2016
14821. We Are All Co-Dependent 1/12/2016
14822. A Bully Is Always A Coward 1/12/2016
14823. Kolor In April 1/12/2016
14824. In Nature No Shortage Of Things 1/12/2016
14825. On Moses Fifth Commandment 1/12/2016
14826. A Joy For To Meet 1/12/2016
14827. The Poor Poet Of Dublin 1/12/2016
14828. There Are Good And Tainted People 1/13/2016
14829. Memories Of The Silver Back Crow 1/13/2016
14830. Their Right To A Fair Go 1/13/2016
14831. From The Birth Pains Of A Woman 1/13/2016
14832. Some People Advise 1/13/2016
14833. A Successful Person 1/13/2016
14834. You May Be The One 1/13/2016
14835. An Irrepressible Thing 1/13/2016
14836. The Sea Is At Ease 1/13/2016
14837. Sometimes What I Think Of Others 1/14/2016
14838. Louisa Lawson's Son Henry 1/14/2016
14839. Most People Can Tell You 1/14/2016
14840. A Man Of Many Talents 1/14/2016

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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Return Of The Redwings

O'er hills and fields and moonlit rural town
The redwings in their thousands journey down
From cold northlands to southern places bound
Again they fly back to their wintering ground

In early November I can still recall
In colder weather towards end of the Fall
Of hearing redwings in the starry sky
The migrant thrushes give voice as they fly.

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