Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

681. For The Snark Was A Boojum, You See 7/4/2012
682. The Pathway Of Her Song 1/4/2013
683. Parfois La Folie Est La Sagesse 12/6/2012
684. Birthday Poem For Mr. W. Grimm 2/25/2013
685. An Unfairy Story 2/25/2013
686. Life's Grammar 3/3/2013
687. Sissonne En Avant 9/10/2013
688. My Very Own Private Summer 3/28/2014
689. Human Voices 3/8/2013
690. Kyo No Tobira (Today's Door) - A Sequence - 6/30/2014
691. A Kiss Of Rain 10/8/2012
692. Lost In Music 6/11/2012
693. Inner Hitler Haiku 7/3/2011
694. Rock 'N' Roll Man...Rock 'N' Roll! 9/14/2007
695. Tarantella(Ending The Beguine) - Apologies To Hiliare Belloc 8/27/2007
696. How Does Your Garden Grow? 3/22/2010
697. Literature Of Love 6/5/2008
698. Honeypot 6/8/2007
699. Universe 7/29/2007
700. Emotional Weather Forecast 5/2/2008
701. This Starry Starry Night 3/20/2011
702. Snow Falling On Snow(Tanka) 1/3/2011
703. If You Go Down To The Woods Today. 9/5/2007
704. Hide And Seek 11/22/2011
705. Doux Présent Du Présent 9/24/2012
706. Cat’s Tail Haiku 7/3/2011
707. Stonehenge Pigs 4/15/2010
708. The Art Of Flower Arranging 6/17/2007
709. Your Photo Remains - Unchanged. 7/9/2007
710. Siren Song 6/16/2007
711. Let It Pour! 6/17/2007
712. Wot De...? 6/14/2007
713. Og! (For Lyn) 5/18/2007
714. Laughing At Something The Tree Said! 5/18/2007
715. Grafton Street Epiphany 5/17/2007
716. Bedclothes 6/7/2007
717. Ah...Anu...Mon Amour! 5/3/2007
718. Upside-Down Kiss 5/18/2007
719. After All 5/18/2007
720. Becoming Pregnant 1/22/2008

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 Way The Story Goes

Always enchantments
falling from your lips.

Orpheus...Eurydice
made real

made from the nearness
of your breath...a kiss.

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