Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17681. Our Destiny Is In Our Own Hands 3/21/2008
17682. He Is His Father's Son 3/24/2008
17683. Patch Adams 6/3/2008
17684. John Masefield's Poems 6/1/2008
17685. The Truth It Can Be Hurtful 5/20/2008
17686. Leave Nature To Nature 5/20/2008
17687. On The Song Of The Dipper 6/14/2008
17688. The Lust For Power And Money 3/29/2008
17689. The Fear Of The Unknown 4/2/2008
17690. If I Should Go Tomorrow 3/15/2008
17691. Fear Of The Unknown 2/18/2008
17692. John Betjeman's Cornwall 3/1/2008
17693. Not Everyone Looks Forward To Spring 1/27/2008
17694. The Coming Of Spring 1/7/2008
17695. El Nino The Thirsty One 7/13/2008
17696. With The Wonders Of Nature 7/24/2008
17697. The Unlikely Hero 9/13/2008
17698. The Mysteries Of Nature As Mysteries Remain 6/2/2009
17699. You Can Fight For Your Country 12/17/2008
17700. Self Doubt Is A Thing 11/19/2009
17701. The Hero To You Not A Hero To Me 8/1/2009
17702. Respect Is What You Earn Not Command 1/28/2009
17703. John Wilkes Booth 6/21/2008
17704. Body Language 1/19/2008
17705. There Is Hope For The Future 3/17/2008
17706. For To Make A Better World To Live In 5/28/2008
17707. The Sobs Of The Starving Children 1/27/2008
17708. To Michael Collins 2/25/2008
17709. A Good Woman 2/28/2008
17710. Your Relationship With Nature 2/29/2008
17711. We Need Some Laughter In Our Lives 7/30/2008
17712. Leave Nature's Resources With Nature 4/4/2009
17713. A World Without Birds 12/7/2009
17714. In The Days Of Genghis Khan 1/23/2010
17715. 'Tis Football 5/10/2009
17716. So Much About Sports 4/29/2009
17717. A Frog's Just A Frog 7/19/2008
17718. The Grumpy Old Man 6/27/2008
17719. Wealthy But Unhappy 2/2/2008
17720. Vasco Da Gama 1/16/2008

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • Rahman Mostafiz Rahman Mostafiz (2/28/2014 4:31:00 AM)

    Respected Francis Duggan.... You are really great...|||||||||||||||||||

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  • 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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