Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17801. Fear Of The Unknown 2/18/2008
17802. John Betjeman's Cornwall 3/1/2008
17803. Not Everyone Looks Forward To Spring 1/27/2008
17804. The Coming Of Spring 1/7/2008
17805. On The Song Of The Dipper 6/14/2008
17806. The Lust For Power And Money 3/29/2008
17807. The Fear Of The Unknown 4/2/2008
17808. If I Should Go Tomorrow 3/15/2008
17809. Brian Boru 2/1/2008
17810. Body Language 1/19/2008
17811. There Is Hope For The Future 3/17/2008
17812. For To Make A Better World To Live In 5/28/2008
17813. The Hero To You Not A Hero To Me 8/1/2009
17814. John Wilkes Booth 6/21/2008
17815. Destiny Leads The Way 6/19/2008
17816. Often In My Wild Flights Of Fancy 7/11/2008
17817. Because Of Money 7/17/2008
17818. How Can I Respect People 9/17/2008
17819. A World Without Birds 12/7/2009
17820. In The Days Of Genghis Khan 1/23/2010
17821. The Great Robert Service 6/16/2008
17822. I Love Time Out With Nature 3/16/2008
17823. The Sobs Of The Starving Children 1/27/2008
17824. The Old School House At Ruby 1/8/2008
17825. Made In China 12/21/2007
17826. To Michael Collins 2/25/2008
17827. A Good Woman 2/28/2008
17828. Wealthy But Unhappy 2/2/2008
17829. Vasco Da Gama 1/16/2008
17830. An Admirable Woman 3/14/2008
17831. The Days Of Burning Of Fossil Fuels 6/14/2008
17832. Peregrine Falcons 6/12/2008
17833. 'Tis Football 5/10/2009
17834. So Much About Sports 4/29/2009
17835. A Frog's Just A Frog 7/19/2008
17836. The Grumpy Old Man 6/27/2008
17837. Oppressive Regimes 7/15/2008
17838. Your Ideas Of War 5/16/2009
17839. My Only Life Ambition 1/17/2009
17840. Child Soldiers 6/7/2008

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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