Francis Duggan


On What It Takes To Be A Man - Poem by Francis Duggan

Long before humans built boats for to sail on the seas
And that is going back in time many centuries
Hundreds of centuries longer than written human history does span
The question asked what it takes to be a man
For Flag, God and Country and for National pride
Just to prove their manhood young men in battles have died
For to prove themselves men with their lives they did pay
Our egos seem bigger than us one must say
I do see manliness in a different sort of a way
In the respect for self and to other races we do pay
The man who treats women with respect and is compassionate and kind
Is surely a true man in body and mind
On what it takes to be a man most have their own idea
At least anyway that's how it seems to me.

Topic(s) of this poem: people

Form: Sonnet


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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (1/26/2016 5:46:00 PM)


    Long before humans built boats for to sail on the seas. This is entirely very amazing drafting shared on.10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 26, 2016



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