Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

2121. Social Judges 3/11/2008
2122. The Neglect Of Mangan 3/11/2008
2123. So Many Politicians 3/11/2008
2124. Spring Is In The Old Land 3/11/2008
2125. Old Lindy 3/11/2008
2126. I Love The Coastal Country 3/11/2008
2127. For The Decisions Of A Few Powerful People 3/11/2008
2128. This Is Such A Very Old Country 3/11/2008
2129. He Comes From A Different Culture 3/11/2008
2130. Up There In The Wild Snowy Mountains 3/11/2008
2131. Whenever I'M In Swanston Street 3/11/2008
2132. At Late March In Old Kongwak 3/11/2008
2133. All You 3/11/2008
2134. Vincent Van Gogh 3/11/2008
2135. Spiritually Completely Broke 3/11/2008
2136. Champions They Grow Old And Gray 3/11/2008
2137. Mr Charmer 3/11/2008
2138. The Migrant Thinks Of The Old Fields 3/11/2008
2139. You Too Will Be One Day Like Me 3/11/2008
2140. If I Should Go Back To My Hometown 3/11/2008
2141. She Spread Her Gift Of Happiness 3/11/2008
2142. On The Last Time That I Was In Birdsland 3/11/2008
2143. Our Poetry Critics 3/11/2008
2144. Birds 3/11/2008
2145. We Treat Them As If They Are Small Gods 3/11/2008
2146. Guiseppe 3/11/2008
2147. A Better Man Than Me 3/11/2008
2148. It's The Flag Of Your Nation 3/11/2008
2149. Red Browed Firetails 3/11/2008
2150. True Love's Other Side 3/11/2008
2151. The Smiling Brittany Rose 3/11/2008
2152. The Young Man From Venus Bay 3/11/2008
2153. The Bloke Who Thinks He Knows It All 3/11/2008
2154. Why Should I Care About Those 3/11/2008
2155. An Old Song From My Distant Past 3/12/2008
2156. You Tell Me Life On You Is Hard 3/12/2008
2157. Just One Of Nature's Many Feathered Minstrels 3/12/2008
2158. From Wonthaggi To Korumburra 3/12/2008
2159. Who Do These People Think They Are 3/12/2008
2160. Old Bess 3/12/2008

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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 Loves Of Rosita

About her ex husband Rosita don't have any good things to say
The day that they parted forever for her was her happiest day
His first name she told me but I've forgotten it's something
that sounded like 'rig'
She's sorry now she ever met him and she still refers to him
as 'pig'

She bore him three sons now in their prime on looking back the years seemed to fly
The youngest in his mid to late twenties not that long ago

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