Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,225 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

1. Ah...Anu...Mon Amour! 5/3/2007
2. Overflowing 5/4/2007
3. For You 5/8/2007
4. Her Least Favourite Photo - Haiku Sequence 5/10/2007
5. Darling Daughter 5/12/2007
6. Rainy Night In Georgia - Haiku Sequence(For Frieda) 5/12/2007
7. Rhapsody In Purple 5/15/2007
8. Cat! ! Astroph! ! ! E 5/15/2007
9. Past All Harm 5/18/2007
10. Come Away O Human Child! 5/18/2007
11. Come Dancing 5/18/2007
12. Rather Curious Infatuation 5/18/2007
13. All These Years The Well Looks At The Moon 5/18/2007
14. After All 5/18/2007
15. Another Day 5/18/2007
16. Don'T Know Much ‘bout Science Books! 5/18/2007
17. Driving All Night 5/18/2007
18. Og! (For Lyn) 5/18/2007
19. Laughing At Something The Tree Said! 5/18/2007
20. Drowned In The Moon's Watery Kiss 5/18/2007
21. Bit Of Beckett Reduced To Haiku(For My Old Pal Al) 5/20/2007
22. Cool It - Buster! 5/23/2007
23. You Are There! 5/25/2007
24. Five Year Old Reasoning For Being Vegitarian 5/26/2007
25. The Way Of All Flesh 6/7/2007
26. Love Is At Hand 6/7/2007
27. L'Amour Toujour L'Amour 6/7/2007
28. But, Fun! 6/7/2007
29. Bedclothes 6/7/2007
30. Useless Beauty 6/8/2007
31. Counting Calories 6/8/2007
32. A Lady Doesn’t Sweat She...Perspires! 6/8/2007
33. Grafton Street Epiphany 5/17/2007
34. That One Night - A Tanka 5/17/2007
35. The Snakes & Ladders Of Our Love 5/17/2007
36. Dirty Laundry 5/17/2007
37. Once Upon A Now 5/17/2007
38. Heart Beating In Time 5/18/2007
39. Upside-Down Kiss 5/18/2007
40. Curing The Dream 6/8/2007
Best Poem of Dónall Dempsey

The Very Naked Name Of Love

Love, has robbed you
of your clothes

except for high high heels
pearls & long elegant gloves.

Love pauses us at this
ridiculous stage

holds us in this
dressed/undressed pose

me almost naked
except for my wristwatch

ticking as madly as a heart

as we fall & laugh

& your pearls become
unstrung & one by one

dance across the linoleum

like an untalented tap dance act
that doesn’t stand a chance at an audition

and you smile & kiss me & whisper:

“Perdition...alas I am
undone, sir! ”

The ...

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Ah...Anu...Mon Amour!

It is night
on the Artic Circle.

The Aura Borealis
is entertaining a Finnish sky.

Inside – us two
(cuddled into an US)

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