Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,486 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

361. Prayer For Elizabeth 7/9/2007
362. The Dream’s Dream 3/20/2011
363. The Flowering (For Res...That Other Great Lover Of Trees...The Flying Squirrel Himself!) 3/20/2011
364. Tanka 1 3/20/2011
365. Tanka 2 3/20/2011
366. Tanka 3 3/20/2011
367. Tanka 5 3/20/2011
368. Tanka 6 3/20/2011
369. Taking Control Of My Life 7/12/2007
370. She Could Cry 7/13/2007
371. Their Tale A Tale Of Loss & Tangled Threads 7/16/2007
372. Looking Through You 7/20/2007
373. That Grand Old Mirror 7/21/2007
374. One Should Never Annoy Miss God 7/21/2007
375. I Know What You'Re Saying! 7/22/2007
376. Back To The Drawing Board 7/24/2007
377. Oh...Oh! 7/26/2007
378. When We Were Us 7/26/2007
379. Much Ado About Something! 7/29/2007
380. Tea & Ghost 8/1/2007
381. To Be Or Not To Be...A Berry 8/1/2007
382. The Magic Of The Moment 8/11/2007
383. Nobody’s Business 8/14/2007
384. Far From Her Mind 8/14/2007
385. No Place For Tears 8/14/2007
386. Ordinary Clothes 8/14/2007
387. Here Alone 8/14/2007
388. Words! 8/14/2007
389. Lost Fork Turns Up In The Jug 8/15/2007
390. Oh... I'Ll Get Over It... I Guess! 8/15/2007
391. Keep Off The Grass! 8/16/2007
392. Elementary, My Dear Watson, Elementary! 8/16/2007
393. Whereever Forever Is 8/17/2007
394. We Are Approached By A Monkey 8/17/2007
395. There's A Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder! 8/17/2007
396. Vote For Me! 8/19/2007
397. Not All There 8/19/2007
398. So Much Fun! 8/15/2007
399. Death Of A Floorspot(For Me Ole Mucker Lucky Mike) 8/23/2007
400. You Know It Don'T Come Easy 8/23/2007

Comments about Dónall Dempsey

  • Frankie Stones (8/24/2007 4:15:00 AM)

    A very nice and kind hearted man. He gives people a chance even when you feel like you have no where else to turn. Has writen some truely amazing poems. He made me smile even when i was in deep despair. He was the light behind the big thick black cloud. all in all a great man. hope to keep in contact with him.

    Take Care

    Love Frankie

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  • Richard A. Davis SR. (8/23/2007 2:43:00 PM)

    Scarlett turned me on to your work and all I have to say is thank you. Your work is a joy to read.

  • Richard John Wathen Richard John Wathen (5/6/2007 6:47:00 AM)

    came across you by accident and I'm glad I did. I love your work and I'm really enjoying reading through it. John

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 ...

Read the full of ' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad)

How Could The Stars…

How could the stars
have forgotten you?

You who held them in
the surprise of your eyes

floated them through
your wind blown hair

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