Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17641. And She Is Left To Face The End Alone 1/27/2008
17642. Some Mother's Young Daughter 3/16/2008
17643. The Laws Of Mother Nature 4/9/2008
17644. The Wandering Albatross 1/6/2008
17645. What Is Success 12/16/2009
17646. Wealthy But Unhappy 2/2/2008
17647. The Family Man 12/9/2009
17648. To Be A Good Person 2/5/2010
17649. Marginalization Of Minorities 6/30/2008
17650. The Funeral Bell 8/4/2008
17651. Rich And Poor 1/25/2008
17652. Nature's Beauty Being Destroyed 4/12/2009
17653. Respect Is What You Earn Not Command 1/28/2009
17654. The Mother Believes Her Son 9/20/2008
17655. Designed By Nature 4/18/2010
17656. Leave Nature's Resources With Nature 4/4/2009
17657. We Need Some Laughter In Our Lives 7/30/2008
17658. The Word Farewell 1/7/2008
17659. Proud 6/11/2008
17660. A Good Man Is Hard To Find 4/9/2008
17661. The Correctional's Officer 5/25/2008
17662. Ned Kelly Was A Hero 5/30/2008
17663. We Do Not Need Racists 7/16/2008
17664. At The Grave Of The Unknown Soldier 6/16/2008
17665. For Some To Be Racist 5/12/2008
17666. Boys Will Be Boys 7/22/2008
17667. My God Mother Nature 1/26/2008
17668. On Ode To The Earth By Robert Murray Smith 12/19/2017
17669. Memories Of Lost Youth 7/21/2008
17670. Without A Laugh Day 2/21/2008
17671. A Multicultural Town 1/21/2008
17672. In Nature's World Nature's Wonders Do Abound 6/12/2008
17673. One Lie Leads To Another Lie 3/15/2008
17674. A Bright And Sunny Day 7/6/2008
17675. What Goes Around Comes Around 5/18/2008
17676. Mistrust 6/2/2008
17677. Amongst Writers 4/18/2010
17678. A Beautiful Night In September 7/13/2008
17679. All Things In Nature 7/6/2008
17680. The War Supposed To End All Wars 6/15/2016

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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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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