Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,356 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Dónall Dempsey Poems

2081. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Huh! Poems! (For Onelia) 8/30/2009
2082. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Blameless 6/1/2010
2083. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Nothing To Say 4/4/2010
2084. ' ' ' ' ' Is It Yourself That's In It? (For Good Auld Bud) 3/8/2009
2085. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'smile 1/10/2010
2086. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Little Mona Lisa Smiles(For Ruthie) 1/24/2010
2087. ' ' ' ' Here: But Not All There 3/5/2009
2088. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Low Finisterre 1007 Losing Its Identity By The Same Time 6/1/2010
2089. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Me Mam’s Mind(In Memory Of My Mother Ita) 4/5/2010
2090. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Never So Alone As Here(In Memory Of My Mother) 3/25/2010
2091. ' ' ' ' Swallow...Swallow...Little Swallow! (Tanka) 7/11/2009
2092. ' ' ' ' End Of Story(For Byran) 5/3/2009
2093. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' To Sleep Or Not To Sleep 1/29/2010
2094. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' 'Being Tilly (For Scarlett) 6/1/2010
2095. ' ' ' ' ' ' What Are Words Worth? 6/20/2009
2096. ' ' ' ' Down Some Imaginary Road(For Lynn) 6/14/2007
2097. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Girl Talk(For Scarlett) 6/1/2010
2098. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' My Mother's Hands(In Memory Of My Mother Ita Dempsey) 4/4/2010
2099. ' ' ' ' Daddy(For My Dad) 6/16/2007
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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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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