Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,183 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1. The Last One To Know -new- 8/27/2016
2. Telling The Bees 4/9/2014
3. Drinking Vodka From A Two-Eared Mug 4/23/2014
4. The Lovers Laugh At Time 2/28/2013
5. As You Stare Into The Vacuum Of His Eyes 2/28/2013
6. What You Get When Life Is Hollow 3/24/2013
7. I'Ll Say Forever My Love 4/12/2013
8. His Wooden Leg Stares At Me 7/21/2013
9. The Last Waltz 7/1/2013
10. Shelling Peas 3/5/2013
11. Time For Tea 3/6/2013
12. Adagio 5/20/2013
13. Nailing The Wind Down 10/7/2013
14. Tilly Meets The Sea 10/22/2013
15. Bling 11/7/2013
16. Learn Kiss In Just One Hour! 3/26/2014
17. Back Into Her Own Future 3/29/2014
18. I Wear Long Sleeves Even In Summer 4/2/2014
19. Time Was 4/13/2015
20. Running Towards The Light 4/21/2015
21. Tenan & Venan We! 7/25/2015
22. The Moment Bleeds 8/1/2015
23. Going Caveman 8/1/2015
24. On First Looking In On Mr. Shakespeare 8/3/2015
25. What...The Bird Saw! 8/4/2015
26. Is It Raining In Ny On West 53rd Street? 8/6/2015
27. A Dish Fit For The Gods 8/11/2015
28. I Deny The Existence Of Death (For Timothy Ades) 8/23/2015
29. Listening To What's...Not There! 8/31/2015
30. '...An Eterniday...' 9/4/2015
31. Crossing The Border 9/4/2015
32. Through Centuries Of June ( For Pinakini Naik) 9/8/2015
33. That Lilac Moment 9/19/2015
34. Even Now, Now, Very Now... 10/19/2015
35. In The After-Time 10/21/2015
36. Time Is On Fire 11/27/2015
37. A Pity Beyond All Telling (For Aylan) 11/27/2015
38. My Words Fail Her 12/15/2015
39. The Who Of What We Are 12/20/2015
40. If We Shadows... 12/23/2015
Best Poem of Dónall Dempsey

' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad)

Always
your love

everywhere
around me

tangible & intangible

as when
sound
becomes music.

As a child
they asked me

what I wanted
to be

when I grew up

and I ran through
all the obvious choices

a cowboy man
a doctor man
a spy man
a hero man
an astronaut man

but there was
always only

one choice.

I wanted to be
you.

So I blurted out
my child's answer:


'A Daddy! '

The adults laughed
not knowing how serious
I was.

I wanted to be
the ...

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The Way The Story Goes

Always enchantments
falling from your lips.

Orpheus...Eurydice
made real

made from the nearness
of your breath...a kiss.

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