Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

401. The Old House Dreams 8/23/2007
402. Tread Softly 8/23/2007
403. Being Invited To Love's Feast & Starving...Having To Watch The Others Eat 8/23/2007
404. The First Tentative Trembling Kisses 8/23/2007
405. So Sad Satsumas 8/23/2007
406. Better To Have Loved And..? 8/23/2007
407. One Last Favour 8/23/2007
408. Black Is The Colour Of My True Love's Hair 8/23/2007
409. Ok...So Maybe We'Re Not The Best Movie Reviewers! 8/23/2007
410. Only... Love 8/24/2007
411. Always As If The First Flower 8/24/2007
412. Paralysis 8/27/2007
413. Word Power 8/27/2007
414. The Discoverer Of Words 8/27/2007
415. Foul? 8/27/2007
416. Like The Weather 8/30/2007
417. Held In The Spell Of His Laughter(For Mikey) 9/4/2007
418. More 9/5/2007
419. The Fiction Of Real Life. 9/5/2007
420. The Colour In Your Voice. 9/5/2007
421. Sleeping Together 9/5/2007
422. What’s The French For Déjà Vu Anyway? 9/5/2007
423. Must Be Something You Ate, Mate! 9/10/2007
424. Running Out Of Time 9/10/2007
425. This Dark Night 9/10/2007
426. Same As Always 9/10/2007
427. Making A Splash! 9/11/2007
428. Love For Love’s Sake 9/11/2007
429. Game Of Two Halves 9/11/2007
430. The Humans In The Windows 9/14/2007
431. Now, Now... The Very Now! 9/11/2007
432. Death Of A Great Future Actor 9/28/2007
433. For The Dickey Bird 9/28/2007
434. Keeping My Part Of The Bargin 10/2/2007
435. Lost For Words 10/2/2007
436. Time Now 10/2/2007
437. To Speak The Next Word 10/2/2007
438. Leaving Miss Bumptious 10/2/2007
439. Shhh...The Handwriting Is Dreaming! 9/21/2007
440. I Would Like To Enter Old Age 9/21/2007

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)

The Last Laugh

So much fun.

You always were the lively one.

Here, on this hillside falling down to a river
here, in this windy weather we gather together

Dearly Beloved

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