Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

14961. On John Clare's Badger 8/16/2018
14962. Sean And Mary's Black Roosters 8/16/2018
14963. June In Dereen 8/17/2018
14964. An Ageing Beauty 8/17/2018
14965. Those Who Have 8/17/2018
14966. Jill And Ed 8/17/2018
14967. Ask One 8/18/2018
14968. The Boys And Girls I Grew Up With 8/18/2018
14969. Time Is 8/18/2018
14970. Without Harming Anyone 8/18/2018
14971. Some Men Do Have All The Luck 8/19/2018
14972. You Are Judged By 8/19/2018
14973. You Must Be Egotistical 8/19/2018
14974. We Learn About Nature 8/19/2018
14975. Many Migrants 8/19/2018
14976. Lisnaboy 8/20/2018
14977. Uncoditional Love 8/20/2018
14978. Are Adam And Eve For To Blame 8/20/2018
14979. I Do Fear Death 8/20/2018
14980. So Many Opinionated People 8/21/2018
14981. In The World Many Unhappy People 8/21/2018
14982. Warrnambool In July 8/21/2018
14983. Kate And Lee 8/21/2018
14984. Thev Loner 8/22/2018
14985. So You Feel You Are 8/22/2018
14986. By The Mountain 8/22/2018
14987. No Greater Teacher 8/23/2018
14988. A Saying That Has Fact 8/23/2018
14989. So Many Great Irish Writers 8/23/2018
14990. Though For Their Spot In Glory 8/23/2018
14991. The Dak Haired Pride Of Cobden 8/24/2018
14992. Their Warbling Flute Like Music 8/24/2018
14993. Time's Not On Your Side 8/24/2018
14994. To Earth Mother 8/24/2018
14995. Long Way From 8/25/2018
14996. True To My Calling 8/25/2018
14997. Though Everyone's Dream 8/25/2018
14998. No Joy 8/25/2018
14999. As We Live 8/26/2018
15000. The Voice In My Mind 8/26/2018

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! !

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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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