Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

2121. Kit Cronan 3/10/2008
2122. On The Passing Of Rosy 3/10/2008
2123. How Can One 3/10/2008
2124. The Descendants Of Those Evicted By Cromwell 3/10/2008
2125. The Less People You Know 3/11/2008
2126. If Everyone Were Like Him 3/11/2008
2127. The Dandenong Market 3/11/2008
2128. This Week It Happened In Spain 3/11/2008
2129. Mother Nature 3/11/2008
2130. English Jan 3/11/2008
2131. A Man Who Knows Much About Nature 3/11/2008
2132. A Thomas Moore Fan 3/11/2008
2133. Some Great Poets 3/11/2008
2134. In Baxters Land In March 3/11/2008
2135. Social Judges 3/11/2008
2136. The Neglect Of Mangan 3/11/2008
2137. So Many Politicians 3/11/2008
2138. Spring Is In The Old Land 3/11/2008
2139. Old Lindy 3/11/2008
2140. I Love The Coastal Country 3/11/2008
2141. For The Decisions Of A Few Powerful People 3/11/2008
2142. This Is Such A Very Old Country 3/11/2008
2143. He Comes From A Different Culture 3/11/2008
2144. Up There In The Wild Snowy Mountains 3/11/2008
2145. Whenever I'M In Swanston Street 3/11/2008
2146. At Late March In Old Kongwak 3/11/2008
2147. All You 3/11/2008
2148. Vincent Van Gogh 3/11/2008
2149. Spiritually Completely Broke 3/11/2008
2150. Champions They Grow Old And Gray 3/11/2008
2151. Mr Charmer 3/11/2008
2152. The Migrant Thinks Of The Old Fields 3/11/2008
2153. All I Ask For 3/8/2008
2154. The Clara News 3/8/2008
2155. Where The Powlett Flows Down To The Sea 3/8/2008
2156. You Too Will Be One Day Like Me 3/11/2008
2157. If I Should Go Back To My Hometown 3/11/2008
2158. She Spread Her Gift Of Happiness 3/11/2008
2159. On The Last Time That I Was In Birdsland 3/11/2008
2160. Our Poetry Critics 3/11/2008

Comments about Francis Duggan

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

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

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  • 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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Summer By Mushera

In the high country by Mushera the sweet scent of hay
Wafting in the breeze on this bright Summer's day
And above the high fields in the blue and sunny sky
On pursuit of flying insects the dark swallows fly

Where the high and narrow Butter Road ever winds up and down
Five to six kilometers above Millstreet Town
Along by the foothills of Musherawith views far and wide
Dipping down towards Rylane in the flat countryside

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