Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

3681. Unlike The Favorite Dog In The Race 2/1/2017
3682. She Knows About Life 2/1/2017
3683. We Never Stop Learning As The Wise Teacher Say 2/1/2017
3684. Those Who Like To Talk Of Land Ownership 2/1/2017
3685. People Of Place 2/1/2017
3686. In View Of Cashman's Old Hill 2/1/2017
3687. Life Works 2/1/2017
3688. For As Long As You Live 2/1/2017
3689. Though Time That 2/1/2017
3690. In The Mind Of Old Bill 2/1/2017
3691. You Become What You Think You Are 2/2/2017
3692. The Now Is All 2/2/2017
3693. On Bold Thady Quill 2/2/2017
3694. Not For Me 2/2/2017
3695. I Write For Enjoyment 2/2/2017
3696. The Past Goes With Me 2/2/2017
3697. Of Her Ways I Am Always Learning 2/2/2017
3698. What Have Political Parties Done For Ireland 2/2/2017
3699. When Last I Met Connie Taylor 2/2/2017
3700. Self Promotion Nowadays 2/2/2017
3701. Compassionate People 2/3/2017
3702. On The Slopes Of Clara Mountain 2/3/2017
3703. In Illowa In October 2/3/2017
3704. He Is Living Far South 2/3/2017
3705. Father Jack 2/3/2017
3706. Peter O' Sullivan 2/3/2017
3707. You Should Feel Lucky 2/3/2017
3708. An Open Marriage 2/3/2017
3709. Ours For Pay 2/3/2017
3710. Only By Chance 2/3/2017
3711. If With Hope You Keep Faith 2/4/2017
3712. The Legend Of The Paps Of Shrone 2/4/2017
3713. Teddy O' Callaghan 2/4/2017
3714. In Wonthaggi A Former 2/4/2017
3715. Success Can Be Relative 2/4/2017
3716. So Very Different Indeed 2/4/2017
3717. A Pleasure For To Meet 2/4/2017
3718. Old Memories Live In Me 2/4/2017
3719. Not As Lucky As Me 2/4/2017
3720. She Was Terang's Rose 2/4/2017

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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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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