Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

161. Pipit's Nest 1/1/2008
162. When The Finnow Is Bank High 1/1/2008
163. A Migrant In This Land I'Ll Always Be 1/1/2008
164. A Man For Every Sleeper 1/1/2008
165. The Black Face Cuckoo Shrike 1/1/2008
166. Crimson Rosellas 1/1/2008
167. Jack Without Rosie 1/1/2008
168. A New Year Song 1/1/2008
169. The Stonechats Nest 1/1/2008
170. He Is That Man 1/1/2008
171. Mosquitoes 1/1/2008
172. Mati Hari 1/2/2008
173. Where Once Was Beauty 1/2/2008
174. Cindy 1/2/2008
175. On Hearing A Rufous Whistler During A Thundershower 1/2/2008
176. There's More To Life 1/2/2008
177. The Cape Hunting Dogs Of Africa 1/2/2008
178. The Spanish Aussie 1/2/2008
179. The Queen Of Hearts 1/2/2008
180. Nuffa From Buninyong 1/2/2008
181. From Emerald To Beaconsfield 1/3/2008
182. I Am The Bloke 1/3/2008
183. If You Can Overlook 1/3/2008
184. William Cowper 1/3/2008
185. Why Do We Have To Live In Fear? 1/4/2008
186. When Predator Became Prey 1/4/2008
187. Helen 1/4/2008
188. Miss Rosemary Quin 1/4/2008
189. Wrens 1/4/2008
190. The Wood By Mushera Mountain 1/4/2008
191. I Still Recall The News From Dallas 1/4/2008
192. Oh You 1/4/2008
193. Pudsy 1/4/2008
194. The Gray Gums At Kallista 1/4/2008
195. I Feel Like A Leaf In Autumn 1/4/2008
196. The Man Who Punched His Cow 1/4/2008
197. On Meeting Young People In Benalla 1/4/2008
198. An August Morning At Upper Gully 1/4/2008
199. She Was A Champion Dancer 1/4/2008
200. The New Holland Honeyeater 1/4/2008

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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 Moyne Shire In May

Over twenty degrees in the Moyne Shire today
The weather quite warm for late Autumn and May
The magpies are singing on the sunlit trees
Their flute like music is carrying in the freshening breeze
Yesterday cool, wet and windy the weather is acting strange
Suppose these are the environmental symptoms of Climate Change
And though the coastal countryside greener after the recent rain
The dams low in water and no water in any drain
No shortage of natural beauty in the Moyne countryside

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