Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

2321. The Desire To Be Loved 10/4/2016
2322. Edwin Muir 10/4/2016
2323. Koroit In The Moyne Shire 10/4/2016
2324. Money Speaks Every Language As Some Like To Say 10/4/2016
2325. Mick Casey And The Maple Ballroom 10/4/2016
2326. Fred Never Was 10/4/2016
2327. The Members Of Parliament 10/4/2016
2328. Noreen's Seventieth Birthday 10/4/2016
2329. Guy Walters 10/4/2016
2330. He Is From The Place Of Wombat And Gray Roos 10/4/2016
2331. Kathleen Cashman 10/4/2016
2332. On Joe Hockey's Twenty Fourteen Budget 10/5/2016
2333. What Happens To The Soul Post Bodily Death 10/5/2016
2334. Olinda In May 10/5/2016
2335. On Greenfinches 10/5/2016
2336. I Will Keep Living On 10/5/2016
2337. Teresa Tangney 10/5/2016
2338. Your Own Stories To Tell 10/5/2016
2339. We Do Not Stop Learning It Has Always Been This Way 10/5/2016
2340. Far North Of Koroit 10/5/2016
2341. The Birds They Are Singing In Birdsland Today 10/5/2016
2342. A Person Who Is Wise 10/5/2016
2343. No Journey To Help One 10/5/2016
2344. Patricia Kelly 10/5/2016
2345. A Weak Minded Coward 10/5/2016
2346. The National Poet Of Ireland 10/5/2016
2347. Humble People Are Rare 10/6/2016
2348. My Past Goes With Me 10/6/2016
2349. I Never Refer 10/6/2016
2350. A Diversion From The Cares Of Life 10/6/2016
2351. The Last Day Of Autumn 10/6/2016
2352. The First Day Of June 10/6/2016
2353. Happens To Be True 10/6/2016
2354. In An Honorable And Decent Person 10/6/2016
2355. A Rhymer From Old Claraghatlea 10/6/2016
2356. The Gift Of Hope 10/6/2016
2357. The Duhallow Beauties Of The Mid Fifties To The Mid Sixties 10/6/2016
2358. The Local Pub On A Saturday 10/6/2016
2359. Australian Little Ravens 10/6/2016
2360. Jimmy Cooper 10/6/2016

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 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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