Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

3161. The Great Stephen Foster 5/8/2008
3162. One Lie Leads To Another Lie So Happens To Be True 5/8/2008
3163. We Never Said Goodbye 5/8/2008
3164. Young George 5/8/2008
3165. In The Land Of The Blind As The Saying Goes 5/8/2008
3166. Hawkesdale 5/8/2008
3167. The Shearers 5/8/2008
3168. The Saddest Thing 5/8/2008
3169. The Old Days 5/8/2008
3170. In Memory Of Strider 5/8/2008
3171. In Mountleader 5/8/2008
3172. In Croydon 5/9/2008
3173. The Wise One 5/9/2008
3174. Young Love 5/9/2008
3175. The Urge To Write 5/9/2008
3176. It Used To Be Home For Me 5/9/2008
3177. Noella Favier 5/7/2008
3178. If You Are A God Fearing Person 5/7/2008
3179. The Sensual Siren Of The Sixties 5/7/2008
3180. Old George 5/7/2008
3181. We Should Make The Most Of Today 5/8/2008
3182. It Is Not How Many Poems 5/8/2008
3183. He Will Always Be Loved By One Person 5/8/2008
3184. The Karma They Are Overdue 5/8/2008
3185. Napoleon Was Braver 5/9/2008
3186. One Person Cannot Bring Peace 5/9/2008
3187. Der 5/9/2008
3188. On Seeing Tawny Frogmouths 5/9/2008
3189. A Warm Day In December 5/9/2008
3190. Everything In Life 5/9/2008
3191. I Do Not Admire Him 5/9/2008
3192. Your Dog True To You 5/9/2008
3193. In The Land Where Nothing Grow 5/9/2008
3194. Musk Lorikeets 5/9/2008
3195. For Each Of Us 5/9/2008
3196. The World Is Becoming More Multicultural 5/9/2008
3197. Have You Are You 5/9/2008
3198. Olinda At Night 5/9/2008
3199. Where-Ever My Journeys Will Take Me 5/9/2008
3200. Old John 5/9/2008

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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The Timid And The Brave

I know a woman she is scared of spiders
But in deep and dangerous waters she will swim
And I know a non swimmer he's scared of water
And spiders never seem to worry him.

I know a sturdy tree felling tree climber
And he will climb to top of tallest tree
But he will cringe in fear and keep safe distance
Whenever nest of bull ants he will see.

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