Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17161. Those Marvellous Morris Dancers 12/31/2007
17162. Some Mother's Daughter 12/30/2007
17163. The Ringtail Possum 1/1/2008
17164. A Victim Of Human Cruelty 1/17/2008
17165. To Alan O Connor A Young K.R.R. Fan 1/18/2008
17166. Home Is Where The Heart Is 1/22/2008
17167. Peter Lalor 1/20/2008
17168. The Lesson From The Horse Race 1/23/2008
17169. Kookaburra Bird Of Prey 1/31/2008
17170. The Night Is Calm And Frosty 1/29/2008
17171. Overworked Fred 1/30/2008
17172. We'Ll Stop In Gilgandra 1/29/2008
17173. Lee Emmett 1/29/2008
17174. Brian Boru 2/1/2008
17175. Rabbit's Nest 2/2/2008
17176. The Successful Man 2/3/2008
17177. The Ballad Of Dan Magee 2/4/2008
17178. Memories Of Connie Tarrant's Wedding 2/5/2008
17179. The Death Of A Hero 2/7/2008
17180. Bernard O Donoghue 2/21/2008
17181. The Little Black Girl 2/28/2008
17182. The Potato Picker 2/24/2008
17183. Horatius Cocles 3/1/2008
17184. The Blackbird's Song 3/6/2008
17185. Ladybirds 3/12/2008
17186. Love Has Many Forms 6/12/2008
17187. In A World For Winners 6/26/2019
17188. Their Name Of Golden Whistler 6/12/2019
17189. Does Not Make For Good Sense 6/26/2019
17190. Old Jimmy The Boxer 5/2/2019
17191. Donkeys 3/26/2008
17192. Galahs 1/20/2008
17193. Joseph Was A Carpenter 1/2/2008
17194. Ayrton Senna 1/3/2008
17195. I Only Want To Be A Better Person 12/27/2007
17196. In The Night Air 12/21/2007
17197. You Laugh The World Laugh With You 12/20/2007
17198. The Great Tits Nest 12/30/2007
17199. The Things That We Tend To Ignore 1/14/2008
17200. Jack Johnson 1/14/2008

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 ...

Read the full of Racism Is Around Me Everywhere

Surely A Lie

She was the young woman with wavy golden hair
Than her in the town there was none quite so fair
He did love her then and he loves her today
Though time it has stolen some of her beauty away
Together they have been through many an up and down in life
But true to his higher self he remains loyal to his wife
Their story of love would make for a good read
It is only by good example that they do lead
At least five decades past their physical prime

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