Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17601. An Ageing Golfer's Dream 5/19/2009
17602. A Wonderful Person 7/3/2009
17603. Soulmates As True Soulmates 12/29/2009
17604. A Beautiful March Day 7/28/2008
17605. The Pride Of Canovee 3/14/2008
17606. Shane Warne 1/31/2008
17607. The Family Man 12/9/2009
17608. Racism On It 2/17/2009
17609. The Kiwi 1/8/2008
17610. To Glorify War Heroes 3/18/2008
17611. A Homeless Man 1/28/2008
17612. There's No Secret In Being A Good Person 8/10/2008
17613. Without Death, Bloodshed And Suffering 11/12/2009
17614. Rich And Poor 1/25/2008
17615. Working Man 2/12/2008
17616. Oh Ireland Mother Ireland 2/10/2008
17617. Fanciful Dream 2/2/2008
17618. A Big Nose She Only Can See 2/22/2008
17619. Joy And Sorrow 1/6/2008
17620. When Women Will Rule The World 5/30/2008
17621. No Matter What Your Nationality 7/14/2008
17622. They Will Always Be The First Australians 4/12/2008
17623. Life Wasn'T Meant To Be Easy 1/25/2008
17624. Kind Hearted People 6/26/2008
17625. In Sports As In Life 9/20/2009
17626. Chesterton's Donkey 12/24/2007
17627. On Reading Of Racism In Ireland 2/28/2008
17628. On Reading Of The World's 100 Wealthiest People 2/15/2008
17629. To Be A Good Person 2/5/2010
17630. The Cry Of The Banshee 10/14/2008
17631. That's What Friendship's About 12/19/2009
17632. Of Global Warming And Climate Change 9/20/2008
17633. A Beautiful Evening Of Sunshine And Breeze 12/2/2008
17634. A Difference Of Opinions 6/14/2008
17635. Happy Childhood Memories 7/19/2008
17636. Of The Horrors Of War 5/28/2008
17637. The Roads Of Life Keep Winding Up And Down 6/20/2008
17638. The Quiet Man 6/7/2008
17639. Big Brother 3/19/2008
17640. Friendship Of A Dog 12/28/2009

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 Loves Of Rosita

About her ex husband Rosita don't have any good things to say
The day that they parted forever for her was her happiest day
His first name she told me but I've forgotten it's something
that sounded like 'rig'
She's sorry now she ever met him and she still refers to him
as 'pig'

She bore him three sons now in their prime on looking back the years seemed to fly
The youngest in his mid to late twenties not that long ago

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