Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17881. Kind Hearted People 6/26/2008
17882. Chesterton's Donkey 12/24/2007
17883. On Reading Of Racism In Ireland 2/28/2008
17884. On Reading Of The World's 100 Wealthiest People 2/15/2008
17885. The Cry Of The Banshee 10/14/2008
17886. That's What Friendship's About 12/19/2009
17887. A Beautiful Evening Of Sunshine And Breeze 12/2/2008
17888. A Difference Of Opinions 6/14/2008
17889. Happy Childhood Memories 7/19/2008
17890. In The Gloaming 7/4/2008
17891. Of The Horrors Of War 5/28/2008
17892. Compassion And Empathy 3/28/2010
17893. The Roads Of Life Keep Winding Up And Down 6/20/2008
17894. Big Brother 3/19/2008
17895. Friendship Of A Dog 12/28/2009
17896. The Death Penalty Is Murder 2/11/2010
17897. Respect It Is Earned 1/10/2017
17898. The British Empire 6/9/2008
17899. On Longfellow's Village Blacksmith 7/21/2008
17900. A Horrible Thing 11/23/2016
17901. A True Gentleman 5/3/2008
17902. A Dog's A Man's Best Friend 3/18/2008
17903. A Huge Population 7/3/2008
17904. A Good Man Is Hard To Find 4/9/2008
17905. The Children Of Poverty Street 8/1/2008
17906. Beauty Has Many Faces 12/24/2007
17907. And She Is Left To Face The End Alone 1/27/2008
17908. The Laws Of Mother Nature 4/9/2008
17909. Some Mother's Young Daughter 3/16/2008
17910. The Wandering Albatross 1/6/2008
17911. What Is Success 12/16/2009
17912. Vasco Da Gama 1/16/2008
17913. You May As Well Be Happy 3/15/2008
17914. Oppressive Regimes 7/15/2008
17915. The Funeral Bell 8/4/2008
17916. Oh Ireland Mother Ireland 2/10/2008
17917. Respect Is What You Earn Not Command 1/28/2009
17918. The Mother Believes Her Son 9/20/2008
17919. Designed By Nature 4/18/2010
17920. Leave Nature's Resources With Nature 4/4/2009

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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Summer By Mushera

In the high country by Mushera the sweet scent of hay
Wafting in the breeze on this bright Summer's day
And above the high fields in the blue and sunny sky
On pursuit of flying insects the dark swallows fly

Where the high and narrow Butter Road ever winds up and down
Five to six kilometers above Millstreet Town
Along by the foothills of Musherawith views far and wide
Dipping down towards Rylane in the flat countryside

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