Dónall Dempsey

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

Dónall Dempsey Poems

721. Lsst Stop Before A Broken Heart 5/18/2007
722. Trying To Explain Human Loneliness To Inanimate Things - A Haiku 5/17/2007
723. Don'T Cry Old Room Don'T Cry! 5/17/2007
724. Only Just 5/17/2007
725. Makeshift Daddy 7/12/2007
726. You'Re Just The Lost Loose Change Of My Life! 7/12/2007
727. And Always Written In The Book Of Flesh 7/7/2007
728. Summer Lay Asleep... 6/27/2007
729. The Mystery 6/16/2007
730. Being Given Nothing...Why Was I So Surprised To Find I Had Nothing 8/23/2007
731. The Eyes Are Not The Same 8/17/2007
732. The Music Swells And... 8/15/2007
733. Chocolate Explanations 7/29/2007
734. Pebble 8/1/2007
735. Bare Bones 8/1/2007
736. And Then I Cried 8/1/2007
737. Ah, My Lady Love! 7/26/2007
738. Your Step Will Call Me Like Music 7/21/2007
739. A Little Of What Ya Fancy Does Ya Good! 7/14/2007
740. A Sudden Breeze 7/16/2007
741. For Lo Unto Us...(Happy Christmas Helen) 12/20/2009
742. Christmas Is Coming! 11/15/2007
743. In The Mythology Of Birds...Foxes... 11/15/2007
744. Listening As A Little Lad To My Old Lad Telling Stories 10/16/2007
745. Blind Date 10/21/2007
746. How I Came To Enjoy Pigeon Pie! 10/25/2007
747. Surviving The Songs That Will Survive Us(For St) 10/19/2007
748. Telegram To My Mind: “true Love…running Smooth…admitting No Impediment.Stop.Don’t Stop.Stop. 10/9/2007
749. Sister Hamlet(For Melly) 10/9/2007
750. Papillions Noir 10/9/2007
751. No Please Anything But The Baby Pictures! 10/9/2007
752. Such Love 9/11/2007
753. Pas De Deux 9/5/2007
754. Here & Now. 9/5/2007
755. And I Wave Back 9/4/2007
756. Word Feast 8/27/2007
757. My Mother's Kiss 9/28/2007
758. Alas! I Was Mistaken When I Thought Cathy Had Shaken Her Tic-Tacs At Me! 10/5/2007
759. Never The Bride 10/5/2007
760. Washing My Uncle’s Feet(For Buddy Brian) 10/2/2007
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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