Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

161. A Fan Of Eugene Brosnan 11/28/2016
162. A Far Greater Threat 10/11/2008
163. A Far Worse Thing Than A Grub 1/28/2010
164. A Farewell To Adelaide 12/9/2016
165. A Farewell To Cliff And Ann 3/4/2008
166. A Farewell To Jedder 1/27/2008
167. A Farewell To Shadow 7/29/2008
168. A Farewell To Sherbrooke 1/27/2008
169. A Farewell To Summer 1/12/2008
170. A Farewell To Woofy 3/12/2008
171. A February Day 4/23/2016
172. A February Day In Archies Creek 1/18/2008
173. A February Evening 9/13/2016
174. A Federal Election Is Looming 7/13/2008
175. A Fellow Addicted To Rhyme 5/26/2008
176. A Fellow From Hibernia 7/21/2008
177. A Fellow From Ireland 7/11/2008
178. A Fellow From Kanturk 12/14/2016
179. A Fellow From Millstreet 5/30/2016
180. A Fellow From Millstreet Is All 8/9/2016
181. A Fellow From Millstreet Is All I Can Be 12/27/2016
182. A Fellow From The Cork And Kerry Border 1/18/2008
183. A Fellow Who Was Raised Near Clara 7/24/2008
184. A Few Green Beers On This St Patrick's Day 9/18/2016
185. A Few Hearty Laughs 8/23/2016
186. A Few Things In Common 5/24/2016
187. A Final Farewell 1/21/2016
188. A First Crush 7/31/2008
189. A Flock Of Starlings 6/12/2008
190. A Fly Stuck In A Spider's Web 5/24/2008
191. A Form Of Admiration 9/11/2009
192. A Form Of Control 7/27/2008
193. A Former Rose 8/26/2016
194. A Former Rose Of Port Fairy 7/23/2008
195. A Forsaken Woman 3/28/2008
196. A Fountain Of Knowledge 1/21/2016
197. A Frail Octogenarian 7/29/2009
198. A Friend Of Mine 6/3/2008
199. A Friendly Stranger 3/30/2008
200. A Fringe Dweller 7/25/2008
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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Rocky peaks of Makarora in the summer wear their snow
And down the lush green grassy valley the clear mountain river flow
Songbirds piping in the beechwoods songthrush, bellbird and
This a place of peace and beauty Makarora has a soul.

These great mountains look no different than to when the first man came
They have a wild rugged beauty for want of a better name
To the coming generations these high peaks will look the same

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