Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

441. For The Dickey Bird 9/28/2007
442. Keeping My Part Of The Bargin 10/2/2007
443. Lost For Words 10/2/2007
444. Time Now 10/2/2007
445. To Speak The Next Word 10/2/2007
446. Leaving Miss Bumptious 10/2/2007
447. We Go To The Library 10/5/2007
448. The Next Show! 10/5/2007
449. Like Nothing 10/9/2007
450. Love Arsonist 10/13/2007
451. Return Visit 10/16/2007
452. Watering The Roses 10/17/2007
453. Pain Grew Me! 10/17/2007
454. It's All In The Game 10/16/2007
455. How Discombobulating! 10/21/2007
456. Hail & Farewell! 10/25/2007
457. The Darkness Of This Night 10/25/2007
458. Look! 10/29/2007
459. Just Like That Bird 10/29/2007
460. Doll's World 10/31/2007
461. Speaking The Language Of Whatever Was 11/2/2007
462. The Height Of Sophistication 11/2/2007
463. That’s All Folks! 11/2/2007
464. Learning The World 11/15/2007
465. 'Poem Planting 7/16/2010
466. Tea Bird Haiku 7/3/2011
467. Tv Haiku 7/3/2011
468. Wood Girls Haiku 7/3/2011
469. Hurt Haiku 7/3/2011
470. Rocks On Holiday Haiku 7/3/2011
471. Love-Ward Haiku 7/3/2011
472. Field Haiku 7/3/2011
473. Raindrop Haiku 7/3/2011
474. Photo Haiku 7/3/2011
475. Rain Haiku 7/3/2011
476. An Haiku Or Two 7/3/2011
477. Empty Jar Haiku 7/3/2011
478. Oh My Days Haiku 7/3/2011
479. Crayon Haiku 7/3/2011
480. Lies Haiku 7/3/2011
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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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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