Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

17081. The Victim Of Bullying 6/6/2008
17082. True Friendships 7/24/2008
17083. Multicultural Day 3/20/2009
17084. The Truth It Can Be Hurtful 5/20/2008
17085. Our Destiny Is In Our Own Hands 3/21/2008
17086. Of The Horrors Of War 5/28/2008
17087. A Ballad Of Clifton Hill 2/26/2008
17088. Your Hero 5/17/2008
17089. A Beautiful Day In December 1/10/2009
17090. Lets Hear It For Women The Women Oppressed 6/18/2008
17091. Your Relationship With Nature 2/29/2008
17092. Leave Nature To Nature 5/20/2008
17093. A Beautiful Smile 5/22/2008
17094. When Children Lose Their Innocence 2/10/2008
17095. A Beautiful Day In Winter 3/16/2008
17096. This Is The Football Season 5/20/2008
17097. The Victim 1/1/2008
17098. I Love This Land Australia 2/2/2008
17099. Your Friend A Friend For Lifetime 7/7/2008
17100. A Beautiful Evening 7/27/2008
17101. A Beautiful Morning In May 5/9/2009
17102. A Beautiful Person 5/13/2008
17103. Pride 7/13/2008
17104. The Sound Of Laughter 5/20/2008
17105. A Beautiful Person With A Heart Of Gold 5/22/2008
17106. A Ballad Of Wasted Years 2/2/2008
17107. A Beautiful Day 6/1/2008
17108. Racism Is Around Me Everywhere 3/16/2008

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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Return Of The Redwings

O'er hills and fields and moonlit rural town
The redwings in their thousands journey down
From cold northlands to southern places bound
Again they fly back to their wintering ground

In early November I can still recall
In colder weather towards end of the Fall
Of hearing redwings in the starry sky
The migrant thrushes give voice as they fly.

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