Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

281. A Liberal Party Blueblood 5/13/2008
282. A Life For A Life 8/29/2008
283. A Likeable Bloke 3/17/2009
284. A Liking For Rhyme 7/21/2009
285. A Literary Dinosaur 5/1/2008
286. A Little About Life 8/19/2016
287. A Little Bit Of Self Interest 4/3/2016
288. A Little Bunch Of Shamrock 2/10/2008
289. A Little Fear 6/6/2008
290. A Little Hard Work 10/31/2016
291. A Little Joy And Laughter 5/17/2008
292. A Little Piece Of History 1/31/2008
293. A Little Self Improvement 6/1/2008
294. A Lively Old Man 9/17/2008
295. A Local Outsider 6/17/2008
296. A Loner 2/27/2016
297. A Long Dry Spell 3/12/2008
298. A Long Enough Time Span 1/2/2008
299. A Long Long Way 1/20/2008
300. A Long Time Ago 2/15/2008
301. A Long Way From 5/13/2008
302. A Long Way From Here 6/27/2008
303. A Long Way From Here From The Old Paps Of Shrone 3/7/2016
304. A Long Way From Here This Far Southern Shore 2/5/2009
305. A Long Way From Here To Duhallow 6/7/2008
306. A Long Way From Here To The Fields Near Millstreet 3/12/2016
307. A Long Way From Here To The Old Paps Of Shrone 7/20/2008
308. A Long Way From Koroit 3/16/2016
309. A Long Way North 7/28/2016
310. A Long Way North Of 5/15/2016
311. A Long Way North Of Koroit 9/30/2016
312. A Long Way Out Of Date 6/21/2008
313. A Long Way South 5/2/2016
314. A Long Way South Of Claraghatlea 1/22/2016
315. A Long Way South Of Claraghatlea And Millstreet 12/22/2016
316. A Long Way South Of Millstreet And Rathmore 4/6/2016
317. A Long Way South Of Near Clara 5/22/2016
318. A Long Way To Claraghatlea 4/4/2016
319. A Loser You Never Will Be 6/27/2016
320. A Lot Of Good People 11/3/2016
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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Rocky peaks of Makarora in the summer wear their snow
And down the lush green grassy valley the clear mountain river flow
Songbirds piping in the beechwoods songthrush, bellbird and
This a place of peace and beauty Makarora has a soul.

These great mountains look no different than to when the first man came
They have a wild rugged beauty for want of a better name
To the coming generations these high peaks will look the same

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