Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

641. Hello My Lovely! 8/23/2007
642. Salt And Vinegar Kiss 8/20/2007
643. Feeling Better, Are We? 7/12/2007
644. Oh La Luna! (For Gina) 8/3/2007
645. The Shadow Of Your Voice 7/14/2007
646. Go On...Kiss Her! 6/22/2007
647. Go Mór I Ngrá (Madly In Love)-Irish With Translation 6/20/2007
648. Coitus Interruptus 6/8/2007
649. How Lucky I Am! 5/18/2007
650. Non-Smoker Falls For Smoker 5/17/2007
651. Farewell My Lovely 5/6/2007
652. Visible Spectrum 3/29/2010
653. Dobru Utro(Good Morning!) (Tanka For Onelia 3/13/2010
654. Ben's Big Toe 12/10/2009
655. Sherlock Holmes And The Terrible Tale Of The Hound Of Love 6/18/2009
656. Visiting Our Summer 3/5/2009
657. That Nat King Coleish Moment 2/19/2009
658. Still... So Still(For Junie) 2/7/2009
659. Frost At Midnight(For Lyn) 12/19/2008
660. The Cat Comes & Does His Cat Things 6/14/2007
661. Far Far Away 5/18/2007
662. The Last Laugh 5/4/2007
663. How Could The Stars… 5/4/2007
664. Time For Tea - A Haiku Sequence 5/18/2007
665. Slow Learner 6/22/2007
666. The Year Of Liberty & Fraternity In Naples -1799 (For Janice) 10/22/2008
667. Life Is Not A Bed Of Roses 6/14/2007
668. Single Parent Family 6/27/2007
669. Glan As A Mheabhair! (Clean Out Of His Mind)-A Haiku: Irish With Translation 6/20/2007
670. Thunder In The Air - Haiku Sequence 7/24/2007
671. No More Words 8/14/2007
672. Lost In The Stars 8/23/2007
673. If Wishes Were Kisses 9/14/2007
674. Wooden Clothes Peg Man Loves Wooden Clothes Peg Woman 9/21/2007
675. Dirt Haiku 7/3/2011
676. Be The Hokey! 6/1/2010
677. Plus Ça Change, Plus Ça Reste Le Meme 4/29/2012
678. Paper Cut - Haiku 11/3/2011
679. Etc., Etc., Etc, 9/5/2011
680. Fox Among The Foxgloves 5/31/2012

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 ...

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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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