Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

3241. A Fair Go Is All 5/10/2008
3242. Con Sullivan 5/10/2008
3243. The Very Happy One 5/10/2008
3244. Memories Of The Sherbrooke Hills 5/10/2008
3245. No Nation 5/10/2008
3246. Johnny Twomey 5/10/2008
3247. Paddy Leary 5/10/2008
3248. The More I Learn Of Life 5/11/2008
3249. He Mirrors The Face Of The Majority 5/11/2008
3250. And Extinction Is Forever 5/11/2008
3251. And What Are We 5/11/2008
3252. Janice 5/11/2008
3253. Hamilton In Victoria 5/11/2008
3254. In Duhallow Now 5/11/2008
3255. The Schoolgirl Of The Sixties 5/11/2008
3256. The Favourite Does Not Always Win 5/11/2008
3257. At The Foothills Of Mushera 5/11/2008
3258. Fire Fighting Days 5/11/2008
3259. We All Love To Be Praised 5/11/2008
3260. On Seeing Images On The Internet 5/11/2008
3261. Why Should I Even Care 5/11/2008
3262. Old Madge 5/11/2008
3263. The Old Cow In The Paddock 5/11/2008
3264. They All Live Quite Close 5/11/2008
3265. There Was A Time If Politicians 5/11/2008
3266. Around Penshurst 5/11/2008
3267. If Heaven Exists 5/12/2008
3268. The Renowned Shearer 5/12/2008
3269. Ask Someone Other Than Me 5/12/2008
3270. Nigretta Waters 5/12/2008
3271. I Feel Grateful 5/12/2008
3272. G W 5/12/2008
3273. In The Cameron Street Cemetery 5/12/2008
3274. I'M One 5/12/2008
3275. In Warrnambool 5/12/2008
3276. And What Have We Here 5/11/2008
3277. I Never Will 5/11/2008
3278. I Like Unsung Heroes 5/11/2008
3279. It Cannot Be Love 5/11/2008
3280. Mother Nature's Praises 5/12/2008

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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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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