Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

201. The New Holland Honeyeater 1/4/2008
202. The Newcomers 1/4/2008
203. George The Greek 1/4/2008
204. An Act Of Man 1/4/2008
205. But Past Glories Can Be Forgot 1/4/2008
206. The Old Town Of Port Adelaide 1/4/2008
207. The Gippsland Hills Are Greener 1/4/2008
208. There's One Greater Than You 1/4/2008
209. Pension Town 1/4/2008
210. Wild Things 1/4/2008
211. Brown Thornbills 1/3/2008
212. If I Had Plenty Money 1/3/2008
213. The Miracles Of Nature 1/3/2008
214. The Voices Come To Me 1/3/2008
215. On Seeing Turnstone 1/3/2008
216. On Fox You Put The Blame 1/3/2008
217. Michael 1/3/2008
218. On A Picture Of A Long Tailed Tit 1/3/2008
219. Francis Ledwidge 1/3/2008
220. Johnny O And Jim 1/4/2008
221. The Australian Wood Duck 1/4/2008
222. A Tale Of Eoghan Rua 1/4/2008
223. The Last Great Bard Of Mushera 1/4/2008
224. Linda's Perfect Boring Ex Husband 1/4/2008
225. Suppose We Should Feel Happy 1/4/2008
226. The Word Loser 1/4/2008
227. If Your God Is As Judgemental As You 1/4/2008
228. The Aussie Magpie 1/4/2008
229. Big Annie 1/4/2008
230. The Glaciers Near Franz Josef 1/4/2008
231. She Played Upon Her Zither 1/5/2008
232. A January Morning In Knocknagree 1/5/2008
233. Kippagh Mountain Lake 1/5/2008
234. An Evening In Birds Paddock 1/5/2008
235. The Cattle Egrets 1/5/2008
236. War Mistake 1/5/2008
237. She Got It From A Native American 1/5/2008
238. Kate Ewenson 1/5/2008
239. Memories Of The Allow 1/5/2008
240. How Come It Always Has To Be This Way 1/5/2008

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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Just An Acquaintance

On my feelings one can say he was a bit tough
When he told me my rhymes were old fashioned and rough
In his opinions he did not bring joy to my day
But then such is life as the wise one does say
Than feeling angry with him i have better sense
Though his remarks to me did come with offense
His negative opinions i could have done without
As they further eroded my sense of self doubt
But since i am one with rhyming words who does love to play

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