Francis Duggan Poems
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 ...
Since I am one without a literary degree
Who is or is not a good writer ask one other than me
On who is or is not a good writer literary critics do have their say
And for their literary opinions receive a good pay
I only believe that you may be an amateur writer and for your writing never get paid
That you too are of value to the wordsmith trade
Since in writing as in all things for one to win big others have to lose
Though losing is a thing anyone does not choose
What has always been wi