Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17481. Forget The Past The Past 4/4/2008
17482. I Am Not Proud Of My Country 1/31/2008
17483. The Mark Of A Man 12/30/2007
17484. The Knockers 1/13/2008
17485. A Brave Woman 4/24/2008
17486. Men Who Abuse Women 6/15/2008
17487. A Better World 6/6/2008
17488. The Beauty Of Nature The Poets Inspire 7/18/2008
17489. We All Are Only Here 6/20/2008
17490. Tiger Woods 3/6/2009
17491. One Reason Why I Do Love Women 5/10/2009
17492. Anger And Jealousy 2/25/2010
17493. The Great Footballers Of Brazil 2/6/2010
17494. A Beautiful Octogenarian 7/19/2009
17495. Goodbye, Good Luck 9/8/2009
17496. Do Not Take Life Too Seriously 3/4/2009
17497. Never Give Up On Life 9/25/2008
17498. The Dead Migrant Workers 8/1/2008
17499. Patch Adams 6/3/2008
17500. John Masefield's Poems 6/1/2008
17501. The Blue Tit's Nest 1/13/2008
17502. You Cannot Change The Past 1/4/2008
17503. Elizabeth Shane 1/25/2008
17504. Accept Me As I Am 2/5/2008
17505. Fear Of The Unknown 2/18/2008
17506. John Betjeman's Cornwall 3/1/2008
17507. Not Everyone Looks Forward To Spring 1/27/2008
17508. The Coming Of Spring 1/7/2008
17509. On The Song Of The Dipper 6/14/2008
17510. The Fear Of The Unknown 4/2/2008
17511. The Lust For Power And Money 3/29/2008
17512. If I Should Go Tomorrow 3/15/2008
17513. With The Wonders Of Nature 7/24/2008
17514. El Nino The Thirsty One 7/13/2008
17515. The Unlikely Hero 9/13/2008
17516. You Can Fight For Your Country 12/17/2008
17517. The Mysteries Of Nature As Mysteries Remain 6/2/2009
17518. Self Doubt Is A Thing 11/19/2009
17519. The True Meaning Of Freedom 7/4/2008
17520. Australia The Land Of The Dreamtime 7/27/2008

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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Old Stan

He's over forty years beyond his prime day
With silvery hair and gray hairs on his chest
And whilst most his age are sitting and relaxing
And giving their old weary bones a rest

He runs along the sea shore in his swim wear
The wrinkled old bloke with the deep suntan
But for his age he's fit and energetic
And there is still a lot of life in Stan.

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