Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

241. Themanofjokes 4/7/2019
242. Everyoneis Replaceable 4/10/2019
243. Local Heroes 4/10/2019
244. Somuchmistrust 4/11/2019
245. At Cairn Curran 4/11/2019
246. Not Without Sin 4/11/2019
247. Ciss Kelleher 4/12/2019
248. In Memoryofted 4/12/2019
249. Maryborough In March 4/12/2019
250. In Theeyeseyes Of The Beholder 4/13/2019
251. Rhymersnowadays 4/13/2019
252. Ourgreatestfriend 4/13/2019
253. Fact Of The Matter 4/14/2019
254. Of Gray Fantails 4/14/2019
255. Voice In My Mind 4/14/2019
256. Youmay Be The Best 4/15/2019
257. Many Roadways 4/15/2019
258. Wrong To Believe 4/15/2019
259. Anonymous Internet Trollers 4/16/2019
260. Old Brown Creek 4/16/2019
261. It May Be Said Of Writers 4/16/2019
262. Asyou Possibly Can 4/17/2019
263. Thoughfond Memories Of What Was 4/17/2019
264. Theycarry Joy With Them 4/17/2019
265. Migrantnostalgia 4/18/2019
266. Asandwichpoem 4/18/2019
267. For Mid April 5/4/2019
268. More To Life 5/5/2019
269. Beth And Mick 5/5/2019
270. Like All 5/5/2019
271. A Thunder Point Sunset 5/6/2019
272. Rough And Ready Johnny 5/6/2019
273. Tubrid 5/6/2019
274. The One Who In All People 5/7/2019
275. Of The Beauty I Knew Far Away 5/7/2019
276. I Like The People 5/7/2019
277. Beauty To See Every Day 5/8/2019
278. Not Such A Beautiful World 5/8/2019
279. Nature Even Reside 5/8/2019
280. Merri River 5/8/2019

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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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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