Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

2081. The Winners Write The History 3/8/2008
2082. A Shy Young Woman From Kilcorney 3/6/2008
2083. I Won'T Be Watching The Oscars 3/8/2008
2084. All I Ask For 3/8/2008
2085. The Clara News 3/8/2008
2086. Where The Powlett Flows Down To The Sea 3/8/2008
2087. I Always Yearn For What Once Was 3/8/2008
2088. Carol's Dad 3/8/2008
2089. Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne 3/8/2008
2090. You Will Hang In There 3/8/2008
2091. We Are The Boys Of Wonthaggi 3/8/2008
2092. Laments Of An Ill Starred Man 3/8/2008
2093. Who Told The World 3/8/2008
2094. On Hearing A Blackbird Sing 3/8/2008
2095. An Alien's Lament 3/8/2008
2096. They Tell You That Your Life Is Your Choice 3/8/2008
2097. Labor In Name Only 3/8/2008
2098. Home To Kiskeam 3/8/2008
2099. Our Favourite Watering Hole 3/8/2008
2100. Where The Tarwin Creeps On Towards The Sea 3/8/2008
2101. Big Boy 3/8/2008
2102. Ken 3/8/2008
2103. The Ordinary Man 3/8/2008
2104. Joe T 3/8/2008
2105. Samuel 3/8/2008
2106. Inverloch In Late February 3/8/2008
2107. The Best Of Medicine 3/8/2008
2108. I'D Love To Be In Millstreet Town 3/10/2008
2109. Jealousy 3/10/2008
2110. I Don'T Know What 3/10/2008
2111. On Passing Cromwell Street 3/10/2008
2112. His Rose Of Tarwin 3/10/2008
2113. An Old Grave Without A Headstone 3/10/2008
2114. Big Joe And Bill 3/10/2008
2115. The End Of My World 3/10/2008
2116. Blur 3/10/2008
2117. You Who Make Nuclear Bombs And Weapons 3/10/2008
2118. That Must Remain As A Dream 3/10/2008
2119. Where The Finnow Waters Flow 3/10/2008
2120. For Many 3/10/2008

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • Louis Rams Louis Rams (11/8/2014 10:28:00 AM)

    if there ever is a person who can inspire you to write turn to this man his poetry is a delight.
    he can write about any topic and put it with such clarity
    for all the world to see.
    my respect and admiration goes out to him.

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  • Amir Mohammad Islami Chalandar (6/6/2014 7:08:00 AM)

    excellent poems. you are great in explaining your feels. i invite you to read my poem

  • Rahman Mostafiz Rahman Mostafiz (2/28/2014 4:31:00 AM)

    Respected Francis Duggan.... You are really great...|||||||||||||||||||

  • 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..

  • 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! !

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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

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 Timid And The Brave

I know a woman she is scared of spiders
But in deep and dangerous waters she will swim
And I know a non swimmer he's scared of water
And spiders never seem to worry him.

I know a sturdy tree felling tree climber
And he will climb to top of tallest tree
But he will cringe in fear and keep safe distance
Whenever nest of bull ants he will see.

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