Dónall Dempsey

Rookie - 310 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Words! - Poem by Dónall Dempsey

“ .”
He said.
And again:
“ .”
He looked around
unable to find

words
that would
begin to explain...
only bunches of silence
growing like dull weeds.

Suddenly he saw
a solitary colourful:
“I don’t know…perhaps…maybe...! ”
He wrapped her
in it.

She looked good
in it.
The hug fitted her
perfectly.

She looked lost
in its embrace.
She could speak
only in tears.

His heart silently said: “I’m sorry... love! ”
They talked in bed
using only their bodies
for words
words...words.

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Comments about Words! by Dónall Dempsey

  • Rookie - 22 Points Scarlett Treat (8/23/2007 11:29:00 AM)

    Called the 'language of love...' The look, the touch, the feel, the eyes...and not a word spoken. Wonderful! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, March 28, 2011


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