Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17441. Like A Beautiful Pink Camellia 2/10/2008
17442. No Welcome For Boat Refugees 2/20/2008
17443. An Old Dog's Dreamings 12/25/2007
17444. The Legends Of The Incas 12/29/2007
17445. Love With Peace And Justice 1/27/2008
17446. May God Help The Poor Children 1/31/2008
17447. Sean O Riordan 3/26/2008
17448. The War Hero 4/5/2008
17449. A True Gentleman 5/3/2008
17450. Hang In There 5/9/2008
17451. Super Powers 5/14/2008
17452. You'Ve Got A Big Ego 5/14/2008
17453. Our Ordinary Heroes 5/13/2008
17454. Those Who Laugh Last Laugh The Loudest 5/28/2008
17455. Of Greed And Corruption 6/13/2008
17456. The Journey Through Life 6/13/2008
17457. A Goldfinch Is Singing 6/7/2008
17458. The Beautiful Azalea 6/3/2008
17459. The Brave Willy Wagtail 6/4/2008
17460. Let Bygone Be Bygones 5/28/2008
17461. Where The Land Meets The Sea 4/6/2008
17462. True Greatness 3/18/2008
17463. A Smile Doesn'T Cost You Anything 3/22/2008
17464. A Victim Of Workplace Bullying 1/28/2008
17465. The Ballad Of Oscar Romero 1/18/2008
17466. In The Snowy Mountain Country 1/22/2008
17467. In Understanding People 7/10/2008
17468. Deceased Pets 7/28/2008
17469. For A Round Of Golf 11/14/2008
17470. The Very Wise Woman 12/17/2008
17471. You Are A Good Person 8/26/2008
17472. If You Respect Yourself 7/21/2009
17473. The Children Are The Future Of Humanity 7/6/2009
17474. A Wonderful Person 7/3/2009
17475. Compassion And Empathy 3/28/2010
17476. Woodlice Or Woodlouse 7/9/2008
17477. I Dreamt I Was In Africa 2/26/2008
17478. In A Country Church 2/26/2008
17479. I Want To Be Happy 4/5/2008
17480. A Human Rat Race 4/12/2008

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 ...

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The Timid And The Brave

I know a woman she is scared of spiders
But in deep and dangerous waters she will swim
And I know a non swimmer he's scared of water
And spiders never seem to worry him.

I know a sturdy tree felling tree climber
And he will climb to top of tallest tree
But he will cringe in fear and keep safe distance
Whenever nest of bull ants he will see.

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