Francis Duggan


Francis Duggan Poems

17601. To Have Power Over Others 6/9/2008
17602. In Sports As In Life 9/20/2009
17603. Some Women 3/16/2008
17604. The Victim Of Bullying 6/6/2008
17605. This Thing Known As Power 6/20/2009
17606. True Friendships 7/24/2008
17607. The Truth It Can Be Hurtful 5/20/2008
17608. Our Destiny Is In Our Own Hands 3/21/2008
17609. Your Hero 5/17/2008
17610. A Beautiful Day In December 1/10/2009
17611. The British Empire 6/9/2008
17612. A Ballad Of Clifton Hill 2/26/2008
17613. Multicultural Day 3/20/2009
17614. Racism Is Born Of Ignorance 3/5/2009
17615. Lets Hear It For Women The Women Oppressed 6/18/2008
17616. Your Relationship With Nature 2/29/2008
17617. Leave Nature To Nature 5/20/2008
17618. When Children Lose Their Innocence 2/10/2008
17619. A Beautiful Smile 5/22/2008
17620. A Beautiful Day In Winter 3/16/2008
17621. This Is The Football Season 5/20/2008
17622. The Victim 1/1/2008
17623. Your Friend A Friend For Lifetime 7/7/2008
17624. A Beautiful Evening 7/27/2008
17625. A Beautiful Morning In May 5/9/2009
17626. The Admirable Mo 2/25/2019
17627. I Love This Land Australia 2/2/2008
17628. A Beautiful Person 5/13/2008
17629. Pride 7/13/2008
17630. A Beautiful Person With A Heart Of Gold 5/22/2008
17631. The Sound Of Laughter 5/20/2008
17632. A Ballad Of Wasted Years 2/2/2008
17633. A Beautiful Day 6/1/2008
17634. Racism Is Around Me Everywhere 3/16/2008

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 excellence..love 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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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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