Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

601. Telling The Bees 4/9/2014
602. Drinking Vodka From A Two-Eared Mug 4/23/2014
603. Time Was 4/13/2015
604. Tenan & Venan We! 7/25/2015
605. The Moment Bleeds 8/1/2015
606. Going Caveman 8/1/2015
607. On First Looking In On Mr. Shakespeare 8/3/2015
608. What...The Bird Saw! 8/4/2015
609. Is It Raining In Ny On West 53rd Street? 8/6/2015
610. A Dish Fit For The Gods 8/11/2015
611. I Deny The Existence Of Death (For Timothy Ades) 8/23/2015
612. Death Is A Mirror Leaking Lightning 8/19/2016
613. It's You? Isn't It? 8/19/2016
614. Wearing My Brother 8/23/2016
615. Running Through History (For Grandfather Sheedy) 8/23/2016
616. Baa Yourself! 8/26/2016
617. The Last One To Know 8/27/2016
618. Schrödinger's Socks & The Revenge Of The Cat 9/4/2016
619. "I'm The Guildford Guildhall Clock I Am! " 10/6/2016
620. What This Entire Worldspiderweb Is About... 10/7/2016
621. Grief Had Robbed Me 10/11/2016
622. 'Not All People Exist In The Same Now...' (For Brother Brian) 10/31/2016
623. Gerry Sweeney's Mammy 11/26/2016
624. Schulana Angora Dunkelviolett(021) 12/3/2016
625. More Tea? 9/29/2013
626. Shopping List 8/11/2013
627. Even Our Smiles Rhymed 3/1/2013
628. A Blackbird Chips Away At It 1/15/2013
629. Touching It With Thought 1/22/2013
630. L'Amour De Trois Oranges 10/9/2012
631. Reading My Comic 6/4/2012
632. Long Long Distance 9/7/2012
633. The Ghost Club 6/22/2012
634. The Ocean Within Her 6/11/2012
635. The Day The Soldiers Came 5/2/2012
636. Haiku On Beauty 2/27/2012
637. The Pleasure Of Getting Dirty! (For Scarlett O' T) 10/29/2007
638. Oh How...Meretricious! 10/21/2007
639. Welcome To The Real World 9/5/2007
640. We Love The Both Of You! 9/5/2007

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)

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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