Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

201. Everyday When 10/11/2018
202. It Is Sad To Realize 10/11/2018
203. Malcolm's Selfies 10/11/2018
204. You Should Never 10/11/2018
205. Football Fans 10/12/2018
206. I Would Write About 10/12/2018
207. As A Better Person 10/12/2018
208. The Once Pride Of Kirkstall 10/12/2018
209. That Old Memories Does Linger 10/13/2018
210. A Smile As Is Said 10/13/2018
211. To Those Whose Word Is Bond 10/13/2018
212. On Migration 10/13/2018
213. I Thank You Life 10/14/2018
214. Love Of Self Gone Mentally Wrong 10/14/2018
215. When The Frogs Are Singing 10/14/2018
216. In The Sunny Blue Sky 10/14/2018
217. What Is Life But A Journey 10/15/2018
218. Love's Disappointment 10/15/2018
219. Literary Critics 10/15/2018
220. You Can Only Live To Be' 10/15/2018
221. Poet Jill 10/16/2018
222. On Welcome Swallows 10/16/2018
223. Our Greatest Teacher 10/16/2018
224. Empathy Is The Power Of Understanding 10/17/2018
225. Bully Dave And Quiet Jim 10/17/2018
226. A Blackbird Is Singing 10/17/2018
227. Time Even To Love 10/17/2018
228. I Thought Claraghatlea 10/18/2018
229. A Soul Destroying Thing 10/18/2018
230. Edna Jaques 10/18/2018
231. There Is Far More To Inequality 10/18/2018
232. Anger, Jealousy And Hatred 10/19/2018
233. Maldon Today 10/19/2018
234. There Is Nobody Perfect 10/19/2018
235. Lucky The People 10/20/2018
236. Guilt Of The Mind 10/20/2018
237. Wish I Had A Million 11/15/2018
238. Where The Strongest Does Rule 11/15/2018
239. Honeyeaters 11/15/2018
240. Everywhere Around Me 11/16/2018

Comments about Francis Duggan

  • 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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Old Stan

He's over forty years beyond his prime day
With silvery hair and gray hairs on his chest
And whilst most his age are sitting and relaxing
And giving their old weary bones a rest

He runs along the sea shore in his swim wear
The wrinkled old bloke with the deep suntan
But for his age he's fit and energetic
And there is still a lot of life in Stan.

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