Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

16241. Not One Of The Bright Boys 9/4/2019
16242. Humility Now 9/4/2019
16243. I Can Only Admire The One 9/5/2019
16244. Masked Lapwing 9/5/2019
16245. The Tolling Of A Funeral Bell 9/8/2019
16246. True Individuals 9/8/2019
16247. He May Never 9/8/2019
16248. For Our Every Mistake 9/8/2019
16249. It's Own Self Does Explain 9/8/2019
16250. Favourite Birds Of Many 9/8/2019
16251. September Night 9/8/2019
16252. We Do Live To Regret 9/8/2019
16253. Lacking In The Inner Glow 9/8/2019
16254. Is True 9/11/2019
16255. Without The Rewards Of Pay 9/11/2019
16256. You Treat Your Dog Well 9/11/2019
16257. The Aspirational 9/11/2019
16258. A True Egalitarian 9/11/2019
16259. I Have Never Envied Those 9/11/2019
16260. Higher 9/11/2019
16261. Home Is Where 9/11/2019
16262. One Who Has Laughter 9/11/2019
16263. River Allow 9/12/2019
16264. The Mind Game 9/12/2019
16265. I Feel That 9/12/2019
16266. Early September In Yangery 9/15/2019
16267. As Crooked As A Ram's Horn 9/15/2019
16268. Doris Day 9/15/2019
16269. The Critics Applaud Him 9/15/2019
16270. Ofbirds 9/15/2019
16271. With Doctor Help 9/15/2019
16272. A Role Model For Contentment 9/15/2019
16273. The Now 9/15/2019
16274. Lucky Are 9/24/2019
16275. Billy The Ex Shearer 9/24/2019
16276. It Is Not Poor People's Shame 9/24/2019
16277. Close To A Perfect Spring Day 9/24/2019
16278. Some Of His Memories 9/24/2019
16279. Just To Be Alive 9/24/2019
16280. On Black Tailed Native Hens 9/24/2019

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 7:08:00 AM)

    excellent poems. you are great in explaining your feels. i invite you to read my poem

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  • Rahman Mostafiz Rahman Mostafiz (2/28/2014 4:31:00 AM)

    Respected Francis Duggan.... You are really great...|||||||||||||||||||

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  • 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 excellence..love 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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