Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

161. A Fact Of Our Existence 6/10/2017
162. A Faded Hero 6/30/2017
163. A Fading Bygone Rose 5/21/2008
164. A Fading Rose 6/6/2008
165. A Fair Go 2/7/2017
166. A Fair Go For All 6/7/2008
167. A Fair Go For All Is No Longer With Us 9/1/2016
168. A Fair Go For All Is Something We Should Embrace 6/8/2008
169. A Fair Go For All People 7/25/2008
170. A Fair Go In Life 5/31/2016
171. A Fair Go Is All 5/10/2008
172. A Fair Go Of Anyone We Should Not Deny 11/1/2008
173. A Fair Go To Everyone 6/2/2016
174. A Fair Rose Of Duhallow 5/31/2008
175. A False Image Of Self 6/11/2016
176. A Familiar Voice 2/25/2008
177. A Famous Dog Story 5/12/2008
178. A Fan Of Bukowski 7/8/2016
179. A Fan Of Eugene Brosnan 11/28/2016
180. A Far Greater Threat 10/11/2008
181. A Far Tougher Journey 5/6/2017
182. A Far Worse Thing Than A Grub 1/28/2010
183. A Farewell To Adelaide 12/9/2016
184. A Farewell To Cliff And Ann 3/4/2008
185. A Farewell To Jedder 1/27/2008
186. A Farewell To Shadow 7/29/2008
187. A Farewell To Sherbrooke 1/27/2008
188. A Farewell To Summer 1/12/2008
189. A Farewell To Woofy 3/12/2008
190. A February Day 4/23/2016
191. A February Day In Archies Creek 1/18/2008
192. A February Day In The Moyne Shire 7/15/2017
193. A February Evening 9/13/2016
194. A February Evening In Warrnambool 7/11/2017
195. A Federal Election Is Looming 7/13/2008
196. A Fellow Addicted To Rhyme 5/26/2008
197. A Fellow From Hibernia 7/21/2008
198. A Fellow From Ireland 7/11/2008
199. A Fellow From Kanturk 12/14/2016
200. A Fellow From Millstreet 5/30/2016
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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Return Of The Redwings

O'er hills and fields and moonlit rural town
The redwings in their thousands journey down
From cold northlands to southern places bound
Again they fly back to their wintering ground

In early November I can still recall
In colder weather towards end of the Fall
Of hearing redwings in the starry sky
The migrant thrushes give voice as they fly.

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