Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17721. 'Tis Football 5/10/2009
17722. So Much About Sports 4/29/2009
17723. A Frog's Just A Frog 7/19/2008
17724. The Grumpy Old Man 6/27/2008
17725. The Days Of Burning Of Fossil Fuels 6/14/2008
17726. Peregrine Falcons 6/12/2008
17727. An Admirable Woman 3/14/2008
17728. Child Soldiers 6/7/2008
17729. Paul Robeson 1/9/2008
17730. Oppressive Regimes 7/15/2008
17731. Your Ideas Of War 5/16/2009
17732. My Only Life Ambition 1/17/2009
17733. Cyber Bullying 8/19/2016
17734. The Wonders Of Nature 6/17/2008
17735. Forgotten People 1/6/2008
17736. What Does A Bunyip Look Like 1/5/2008
17737. At The End Of The Rainbow 5/3/2008
17738. A Bright And Sunny Morning 6/9/2008
17739. Arrogant People 12/19/2007
17740. Pam Ayres 2/21/2008
17741. Doctors Differ And Patients Die 1/15/2010
17742. Self Praise Is No Praise 7/23/2008
17743. Good Karma Will Reward You 2/24/2008
17744. St Patrick's Day 1/17/2008
17745. If You Have Your Own Heroes 5/13/2008
17746. My Heroes Or Heroines Do Good Deeds Every Day 6/19/2008
17747. The Death Penalty Is Murder 2/11/2010
17748. They Knew Of Racism 5/15/2008
17749. I May As Well Have Been A Fly On The Wall 2/20/2008
17750. Shy People 5/13/2008
17751. One Lie Leads To Another Lie A Wise One Once Did Say 4/9/2008
17752. A Walk In Nature 2/19/2008
17753. A Childless Man 2/1/2008
17754. On Longfellow's Village Blacksmith 7/21/2008
17755. 'Tis In The Power Of Money 5/1/2009
17756. The Polar Ice Caps Melting 3/30/2009
17757. The Unconditional Love Of A Dog 11/10/2009
17758. Big Brother He Is Listening 5/27/2008
17759. Of Greed And Corruption 6/13/2008
17760. An Old Dog's Dreamings 12/25/2007

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 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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