Francis Duggan

Francis Duggan Poems

1. Daithi Dowling -new- 5/27/2017
2. In Illowa In November -new- 5/27/2017
3. We Share One Thing In Common -new- 5/27/2017
4. A Stranger In Ballydaly -new- 5/27/2017
5. The Town's Wealthiest -new- 5/27/2017
6. Do Not Know For To Say -new- 5/27/2017
7. Everywhere 5/1/2017
8. Nature Lives 5/1/2017
9. Like The Day Millstreet Played St Nicholas 5/1/2017
10. Above The Flat Paddocks 5/1/2017
11. A Fair Go 2/7/2017
12. The True Sportsman 2/7/2017
13. Ann Cronin 2/7/2017
14. Old Roger 2/7/2017
15. A Decorated Soldier 2/7/2017
16. If Love And Compassion Ruled The World 2/7/2017
17. The Best I 2/7/2017
18. Te President Is Dead 2/8/2017
19. The Son Of The Wife Beater 2/8/2017
20. Michae Kelleher's Favorite Topic 2/8/2017
21. Michelle Payne's Day 2/8/2017
22. On Our Journey In Life 2/8/2017
23. The Town's Wealthiest Person 1/18/2017
24. Everything In Life Does Not Go To Plan 1/19/2017
25. Old Age Can Be A Punishment 1/19/2017
26. August In Illowa 1/19/2017
27. Worry It Only Does Give Rise To Stress 1/19/2017
28. Ballarat In Victoria 1/19/2017
29. The Woman Of Song 1/19/2017
30. Fear 1/19/2017
31. The Female Voice Of Millstreet 1/19/2017
32. Friends Of The Farmers 1/19/2017
33. In Politics The Truth 1/19/2017
34. Some People In Their Opinions 1/20/2017
35. Whenever 1/20/2017
36. My Rhymes Are Old Fashioned 1/20/2017
37. My Rhymes Are Old Fashioned And A Little Rough 1/20/2017
38. The Silent One 1/20/2017
39. A Good Day For Me 1/20/2017
40. Gillian Gilbourne 1/20/2017
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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