Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

521. Time Passes 8/5/2012
522. Lost In Translation 8/8/2012
523. Fly Me To The Moon 8/8/2012
524. How To Make Love 8/13/2012
525. Ni Allwin Fod Hebot Ti (I Could Not Be Without You) 8/26/2012
526. So You 8/26/2012
527. Lady In Waiting 8/29/2012
528. And About 3 O'Clock 9/7/2012
529. And There Was Me Without An I 9/7/2012
530. Honey Moon 6/29/2012
531. The Flag Of Itself 6/29/2012
532. Dangles 7/4/2012
533. The Only Way Of Looking At A Bird 9/9/2012
534. The One Legged Plastic Footballer That Time Forgot 9/16/2012
535. Those William Carlos Williams Moments 9/20/2012
536. Woke Up It Was A Chelsea Morning 9/23/2012
537. Venuses In Transit 6/2/2012
538. Hijacking The Body 6/3/2012
539. What The Bird Saw 9/25/2012
540. She Talks To Her Shadow 10/10/2012
541. Up Close And Personal 11/10/2012
542. But That's... Another Story! 11/11/2012
543. Racing Into Our Future 11/11/2012
544. But That's...Another Story! 11/12/2012
545. Legs 12/6/2012
546. Sun & Moon 12/15/2012
547. The Wordless Words 12/18/2012
548. The Naughty Lovers 12/19/2012
549. This All Too Human Stuff 1/5/2013
550. Your Name Your Name 1/13/2013
551. Its Own Good Self 1/15/2013
552. Il Faut Que.... 1/24/2013
553. The Promise 1/27/2013
554. The Lovers Laugh At Time 2/28/2013
555. As You Stare Into The Vacuum Of His Eyes 2/28/2013
556. What You Get When Life Is Hollow 3/24/2013
557. I'Ll Say Forever My Love 4/12/2013
558. His Wooden Leg Stares At Me 7/21/2013
559. The Last Waltz 7/1/2013
560. Shelling Peas 3/5/2013

Comments about Dónall Dempsey

  • 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.

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  • 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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